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Arts>>Performing Arts>>Music
Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
Language:
English
Audience:
Adults|Young People
Type:
Article
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Abstract:
Kam Kee Yong (b. Penang, Malaysia–) is a composer, violinist, conductor, artist, and the father of violinist Kam Ning. 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.