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Daeng Soetigna’s birthday
May 13, 1908
Daeng Soetigna was Born in Garut, West Java, 13th May 1908. Daeng was keen on Angklung in his childhood. After he graduated from Kweekschool (1928), he become a teacher in Schakel School Cianjur, West Java (1928-1932), and in 1932 until 1942 he moved to Kuningan West Java and taught in HIS Kuningan, Jawa Barat. In this city he studied Angklung more deeply.
Sundanese people know him as a founder of Angklung diatonic scale.