Chrisye

Chrisye

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Chrismansyah Rahadi, better known by his stage name Chrisye, was an Indonesian progressive-pop singer and song writer of mixed Chinese-Indonesian descent. He was born in Jakarta on 16 September 1949, and died there on 30 March 2007 following a long battle with lung cancer. He recorded 21 solo albums in his lifetime. He converted to Islam and married G.F. Damayanti Noor, who was also a singer, in 1982. Together they had four children. Chrisye started recording in the band Gipsy in 1969 and to the USA to play in New York. The band in 1976 collaborated with Guruh Soekarnoputra on Guruh Gipsy, a progressive rock album that combined prog rock with Balinese gamelan. The following year, he found fame with his signature song "Lilin-Lilin Kecil" and the soundtrack album Badai Pasti Berlalu and became a solo singer. Between 1977 and his death in 2007, he released thirty albums, four of which have been considered among the best Indonesian albums of all timeshow more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136744538
  • 9786136744537