The late Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
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Indonesian violinist and composer Idris Sardi was born in Jakarta on 7 June 1938, learning violin from the age of six, first performing in public aged ten and becoming proficient in playing in various different genres. At sixteen, when his father died, Idris took his father's position as leader of an orchestra.
He won awards for his music for several films.
Sardi died in Cibubur on 28 April 2014, aged seventy-five.