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Remembering artist Djaduk Ferianto

  • Bambang Muryanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta   /   Thu, November 14 2019   /  12:44 am
Last respects: Friends and relatives pray over and offer final respects to multitalented artist RM Gregorius Djaduk Ferianto at his house in Kembaran, Bantul, Yogyakarta. Djaduk passed away after suffering from a heart attack late on Wednesday after returning home from a meeting held to prepare for the Ngayogjazz show scheduled for Saturday.(JP/Bambang Muryanto)(JP/Bambang Muryanto)

Last respects: Friends and relatives pray over and offer final respects to multitalented artist RM Gregorius Djaduk Ferianto at his house in Kembaran, Bantul, Yogyakarta. Djaduk passed away after suffering from a heart attack late on Wednesday after returning home from a meeting held to prepare for the Ngayogjazz show scheduled for Saturday.(JP/Bambang Muryanto)Multitalented Indonesian artist RM Gregorius Djaduk Ferianto can no longer watch his daughter, Gusti Arirang, performing with her band, Tashoora, after his sudden passing on Wednesday.“At 2:30 a.m., Djaduk had a heart attack and died on the lap of his wife, Petra,” artist Butet Kartaredjasa, who is Djaduk’s older brother, told reporters.A natural born artist, 55-year-old Djaduk grew up in a family filled with artistic talents. He was the seventh and youngest son of artist couple Bagong Kussudiardjo and Soetiana.In the arts a...