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`The Peacock' dies at 74

| Fri, August 7 2009 | 01:56 pm

PREMIUM Noted Indonesian poet and playwright W.S. Rendra passed away on Thursday at about 10 p.m. at Mitra Keluarga Hospital in Depok, south of Jakarta. He was 74 years old. He had suffered a heart attack some weeks ago, but had subsequently been released. "It's true *he died* but I can't say anything now. I'm sorry," said one of Rendra's children, Maryam Supraba, as quoted by A close...