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Indonesian dramatist, poet, activist, performer, actor and director, widely known as Rendra or W. In he staged his first play "Dead Voices". Through the rest of the s his theatre company was instrumental in inaugurating a stream of innovative, modernist, and controversial theatre performances that were based to a large extent on Western models.
In , he created a series of dramas without any dialogue where actors employed their bodies and simple sounds such as "bip bop", "zzzzz" and "rambate rate rata. During the repressive New Order era, Rendra was one of the few creative people in this country who had the courage to express dissent. Throughout the s Rendra was increasingly important as a poet and his performances and poetry readings were mass events. He was imprisoned in the notorious Guntur military prison for nine months, spending time in solitary confinement in a cell with a ceiling too low to stand up.
After the fall of the Suharto dictatorship in and the beginning of democratization, Rendra was a dominant figure in the emerging world of modern Indonesian literature and theatre and became the patron of an unrestricted, free and socially engaged artistic community.
In , he hosted the first international poetry festival in Indonesia in Makassar, Solo, Bandung and Jakarta. Rendra repeatedly stood on the list of candidates for the Nobel Prize for Literature and he saw international publications of his texts and made numerous appearances at literary festivals around the world. Rendra was married three times and had eleven children. He died on 6 August in Depok, West Java, aged Link to Wikipedia biography. From Astro-Databank. Jump to: navigation , search.
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Rendra, W. S.
Rendra , was an Indonesian dramatist , poet , activist , performer , actor and director. Born to a Roman Catholic family and baptized as Willibrordus Surendra Bawana Rendra, he shortened his name to Rendra when he converted to Islam in After studying English literature and culture at Gajah Mada University in Yogyakarta , he chose not to graduate because he was already gainfully employed with his first theatrical project. He had staged his first play "Dead Voices" in , became fascinated with the craft, and from then on, with his mixture of traditional religious ritual performances and Western avant-garde experiments, was able to create a large following. In the s his theatrical company was instrumental in inaugurating a stream of innovative, modernist, and controversial theatre performances that were based to a large extent on Western models. In he created a series of dramas without any dialog where actors employed their bodies and simple sounds such as "bip bop", "zzzzz" and "rambate rate rata".
Willibrordus S. Rendra
Posting Komentar. My Writing Project. Rabu, 14 Maret Biography of W. Willibrordus Surendra Broto Rendra was born Solo, on November 7 was the famous poet who often was called as "Merak birds". Since the period went to class he already active wrote the short story and essay in various magazines.
Rendra, Willibrordus S.