Kam, Kee Yong

Composer, Conductor

Kam, Kee Yong

About the Artist

Kam Kee Yong (b. 28 February 1938, Penang, Malaysia -) is known to many as a composer, violinist, conductor, artist, and, not least, as the father of violinist KamNing. He is often described as a self-made man, with values of hard work and a pioneering spirit. Kam led the Singapura String Orchestra and the People’s Association String Orchestra from the 1970s to 80s, nurturing a generation of musicians. He is a strong advocate for the performance of local compositions. Kam is also a prolific artist who paints on a variety of themes, some of which are whimsical or humorous, but yet serves as a social commentary on the lives we lead. Bio retrieved Apr 2016 © All rights reserved, http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1808_2011-05-12.html

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