Phạm Duy

Duy in November 2008

Phạm Duy (5 October 1921 - 27 January 2013,[1] born Phạm Duy Cẩn) was a Vietnamese composer. He wrote more than 1,000 songs which he divided into different periods: Folk, Heart, Spiritual, Profane, and Children's Songs.

He, along with Van Cao and Trinh Cong Son, is often called one of the most important people in modern (non-classical) Vietnamese music.

Duy died in Ho Chi Minh City from liver and heart disease at the age of 91.


  1. Template:Fremdsprache "Nhạc sĩ Pham Duy qua đời (Composer Pham Duy dies)". BBC Tiếng Việt. 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2013-01-27.