ws rendra sang penyair
God has just destined one’s life. Two days after our codemian musician Mbah Surip passed away, Our art world again mourning.
Indonesian Senior artist WS Rendra, born in Solo, November 7, 1935, passed away on Thursday (6 / 8), at 22:31, in Mitra Keluarga Hospital, Bogor, West Java.

Now corpse was brought to Pesona Khayangan Housing Complex, Depok.

Poet known as THE PEACOCK died in the age of 74, on June 30, 2009.
after obtaining coronary heart attack treatment for a few month.
Rendra was treated at Harapan Kita Hospital. He even had to do the blood washery in the ICU Harapan Kita Hospital, Monday, 13 July 2009.

Rendra since the 1960s known as the performer has the history of having less healthy. “Yes he got the heart and kidney attack, but I certainly can not explain, because I am not a doctor,” said Adi (actor)

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Willibrodus Surendra Broto Rendra (WS Rendra) obtained the doctoral degree of Honoris Causa (HC) Unversitas of Gadjah Mada (UGM) in 2008. Rendra became a Doctor to HC-19 from UGM (Gajah Mada University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia). In the conference, Rendra delivered a speech entitled ‘Megatruh, In response to a poet Kalabendu’.

Rendra critisized ethics and local culture that created many problems in the current period. His criticizm to the authorities was still made until his death.
Watch this Rendra’s performance in Poetry Reading :

Innalillahi wa inna inna ilaihi raji’un