This file photos Prof. Tran Van Khe watching his son playing music.
Born in 1921 in My Tho City in southern Vietnam, Prof. Khe earned the love of many people over his contribution to the development and promotion of the country’s traditional culture and music.
During the last years of his life, the professor still kept the habit of reading despite his poor eyesight.
This photo captures Prof. Khe in 2015 when his illness turned worse. However, he still kept a positive spirit.
Prof. Khe is seen working with music at his house in Ho Chi Minh City.
The music master friendly poses for a photo with children.
His warm smile has gone with him.
He always has a strong passion for talking about Vietnamese culture.
Many people of the same generation as Prof. Khe respect him and admire his knowledgeability.
The professor gives an intimate kiss to People’s Artist Kim Cuong.
Prof. Khe in a family photo at his house.