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Obituary: Des Alwi, the boy from Banda

  • The Jakarta Post

| Sat, November 13 2010 | 10:37 am
Obituary: Des Alwi, the boy from Banda

PREMIUM JP/J. Adiguna The late Des Alwi may be known as many things to different generations. An independence fighter, a diplomat, an historian and a filmmaker.But most notably he was among the gallery of fascinating personalities that emerged during Indonesia‚Äôs formative years to be simply remembered as the boy from Banda.Des died in his sleep Friday morning at his home in Permata Hijau, South Jak...