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Zubir Said, the Composer of Majulah Singapura


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  • About the Author
  • Zubir Said is best known as the composer of Majulah Singapura, the national anthem of Singapore, Semoga Bahagia, the Singapore school anthem and Melayu Raya. This book, which includes numerous photographs, documents, musical scores and articles, as well as a CD of a selection of Zubir Said's compositions, vividly reveals one of Singapore's leading composers as family man, friend and mentor. It also accords Zubir Said his rightful place in the history of Singapore.

  • Puan Sri Dr Rohana Zubir graduated from the University of Singapore in 1964. Having taught a few years in secondary schools in Singapore and Malaysia, she pursued a Diploma in Education and a Masters in Education at the University of Malaya and was a lecturer at the Faculty of Education, Universiti Malaya for a number of years before she left to pursue a Ph.D. at the University of Surrey, U.K. On her return she resumed her work as lecturer at the Faculty. She was an Associate Professor and Deputy Dean before her optional retirement in 1992.

ISBN: 9789814311816
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 239
Year Published: 2012