Chapey grand master dies at age 82

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Prach Chhuons body at Wat Botum Pagoda. Supplied

Prach Chhuon, 82 year-old grand master of the chapey, has passed away.

The Chapei Dong Veng , more commonly known as the chapey,  is a traditional Cambodian instrument.  A kind of long-necked guitar with only two strings – it is usually plucked.

He spent a few days in hospital before he died of old age.

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His family took his body to Wat Botum Pagoda for the funeral ceremony.

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