Iwan Fals whose full Virgiawan Listanto (born 3 September 1961 in Jakarta) is an homage to the ballad singer who became one of the legends of life in Indonesia. Through his songs, Iwan describe the social atmosphere of the life of Indonesia (especially Jakarta) in the late 1970s until the present. Criticism of the behavior of a group of people (such as songs Representatives and Aunt Lisa), empathy for the marginalized groups (eg song Siang Seberang Istana and Lonteku), or a major disaster that hit Indonesia (or sometimes outside Indonesia, such as songs Ethiopia) dominate theme songs that brings.
Through his songs, he photographed and socio-cultural life in the late 1970s until the present. Criticism of the behavior of a group of people (such as Representatives, Aunt Lisa), empathy for the marginalized groups (eg Siang Seberang Istana, Lonteku), or a major disaster that hit Indonesia (or sometimes outside Indonesia, such as Ethiopia) dominate theme songs its merit. Iwan Fals not just sing his songs but also a number of other creators.
Iwan who also was active in sports, have earned a National Karate Champion II, IV Karate National Champion 1989, had entered the national training and practicing karate on campus, STP (High School Publication). Iwan also became a columnist in several tabloid sports.
Iwan Fals charisma of a very large. He is adored by the 'grassroots'. Simplicity became a role model his fans spread across the archipelago. The fans are fanatical Iwan Fals even established a foundation on August 16, 1999, called Yayasan Indonesian People, commonly known by the call Oi. The Foundation embodies the activities of the fans Iwan Fals. Until now Oi branch offices can be found all over the archipelago and some even to foreign countries.
Journey of Life
Childhood spent in Bandung Iwan Fals, then joined his brother in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for 8 months. Being honed his musical talents when he was 13, where Iwan spent much of his time singing in Bandung. Playing guitar since I was young did he even singing bergitar ability to train and create songs. While in junior high, Iwan became guitarist dalama school choir.
Next, came an invitation to try his fortune in Jakarta from a producer. He then sold his motorcycle to the cost of making a master. Iwan's first album recorded with his colleagues, Toto Gunarto, Helmi, Bambang Bule incorporated in Ambush. But the album failed commercially and Iwan went back to my profession as a musician.
Once you can win at country music festival, Iwan joined the festival song of humor. Arwah Setiawan (deceased), songs of humor belong Iwan was recorded with Pepeng, Krishna, Nana manuscript and produced by ABC Records. But it also failed and only consumed by certain circles. Until finally, a trip Iwan collaboration with Musica Studios. Prior to the Musica, Iwan has been recorded about 4-5 albums. In Musica, then tilled Iwan songs more seriously. Bachelor album, for instance, the music is handled by Willy Soemantri.
Iwan still undergoing his profession as a musician. He was singing with a go house to house, sometimes at the Market Surprised or Block M. Bachelor album was much in demand and Iwan started getting many offers to sing. Then had to be on television after 1987. Arbitrary time broadcast events broadcast on TVRI Commerce, the song Oemar Bakri was aired on TVRI. When the second son Iwan, roots born in 1985, immediately stopped singing activities.
During the New Order, many events scheduled concerts Iwan prohibited and canceled by the government, because the lyrics of the song is critical.
When joining the group Swami and Swami titled album released in 1989, the name of Iwan getting rocketed by scoring hits Bento and Unloading a very phenomenal. Iwan Fals career continued to climb when he joined the Cantata Takwa in 1990, supported in full by businessman Setiawan Djodi. Takwa Cantata concerts that time until now regarded as the biggest music concerts and grandest in the history of Indonesian music.
Iwan was born in Jakarta on 3 September 1961 from the couple Haryoso (father) (deceased) and Lies (mother). Iwan married Rosanna (Ma'am Joshua) and have children Galang Signs Anarchy (deceased), Annisa Cikal Basae signs, and signs Rayya Robbani.
Galang follow his father entered the field of music. However, the music he is playing different than his father had been a trade mark. Galang became guitarist Interest groups and had released one album before his death.
Galang name is also used as one of the songs Iwan, titled Anarchy in the album Galang signs Opinion, which tells about the anxiety parents face rising prices of goods as the impact of fuel price hikes in early 1981 on the day of birth Galang (January 1, 1981).
Ancestor name as the second daughter is also immortalized as the album title and song titles Iwan Fals published in 1991.
Anarchy Signs Galang died in April 1997 of a sudden that makes the musical activity Iwan Fals had a vacuum for several years. Galang is buried in the yard of a house in the village of Iwan Fals Leuwinanggung Bogor West Java about an hour's drive from Jakarta. After the death of Galang, Iwan often busied himself with painting and practicing martial arts.
In 2002 Iwan became active again make an album after so long alone with the advent of Voice of the Heart album in which there is a Face Only song that tells of the death of Anarchy Signs Galang. In this song wife Iwan Fals (Joshua) also contributed his voice.
Iwan Fals charisma of a very large. Simplicity became a role model of his fans who are scattered throughout the archipelago. The fans are fanatical Iwan Fals even established a foundation on August 16, 1999, called Yayasan Indonesian People, commonly known as Oi. The Foundation embodies the activities of the fans Iwan Fals.================================================================
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