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Encyclopedia > Ebiet G. Ade
Ebiet G. Ade

Background information
Birth name Abid Ghoffar Aboe Dja'far
Born April 21, 1954 (1954-04-21) (age 53)
Origin Flag of Indonesia Wonodadi, Banjarnegara, Indonesia
Genre(s) Pop, country, jazz
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, songwriter
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar
Years active 1979–present

Ebiet G. Ade (born 21 April 1954) is an Indonesian singer and songwriter close to the suppressed society. His musical touch has influenced Indonesian pop music. His lyrics are made by himself, he never collaborates with other musicians to arrange the lyrics, but he can collaborate with them to arrange his musical arrangement. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Indonesia. ... Banjarnegara is a city in Indonesia, the seat of Banjarnegara Regency. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... In political geography and international politics, a country is a political division of a geographical entity, a sovereign territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation and government. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ...


Born as Abid Ghoffar Aboe Dja'far in Wonodadi, Banjarnegara; he is the youngest son of Aboe Ja'far and Saodah. He had many desires: engineer, doctor, and painter. But as it turned out, eventually he became a famous singer, although he only wants to be called a poet. Banjarnegara is a city in Indonesia, the seat of Banjarnegara Regency. ... Look up engineer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... The poor poet A poet is a person who writes poetry. ...


In 1970s, Ebiet was close to Yogyakarta young artist society. It formed his musical style. Close to a prolific artist Emha Ainun Nadjib, he often sang his friend’s poems with his guitar. But, when entering recording studio, he did not sing any of Emha's songs. Although Ebiet felt sorry to leave Yogyakarta, he concentrated to try his luck and natural talent in Jakarta. The recording of his songs were successful. He ever recorded in the Philippines to get the better recording. But he refused to record his songs in Japanese, when he had a chance to have a concert there. The Special Region of Yogyakarta (Indonesian: Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, or DIY), is a province of Indonesia on the island of Java. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ...


Married with Yayuk Sugianto (Iis Sugianto’s old sister), in 1982; he has 4 sons: Abietyasakti Ksatria Kinasih, Adaprabu Hantip Trengginas, Byatuasa Pakarti Hinuwih, and Segara Banyu Bening. They live in Ciganjur, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta. In his house Ebiet raises about 20 birds. Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Pasar Minggu (lit. ... South Jakarta (Jakarta Selatan) is a kota (formerly kotamadya) of Jakarta, Indonesia. ...


His 8th album, Zaman, was recorded in Capitol Records, the United States, 1985. Ebiet also involved Adie M.S. and Dodo Zakaria to assist his music. Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... // Music is an art form consisting of sound and silence expressed through time. ...


Ebiet was chosen as the favorite singer of ABRI Radio Broadcasting (1989-1992), BASF Awards winner 1984 until 1988, and the best singer in 1997 Indonesian Musical Awards. Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ...


Until 1990, he has launched 12 albums, Camellia I (1979), Camellia II (1979), Camellia III (1980), Camellia IV (1980), Langkah Berikutnya (1982), Tokoh-Tokoh (1982), 1984 (1984), Zaman (1985), Isyu! (1986), Menjaring Matahari (1987), Sketsa Rembulan Emas (1988), and Seraut Wajah (1990). But Ebiet "went to seclusion" for the next 5 years. In 1995, the albums he launched were Kupu-Kupu Kertas and Cinta Sebening Embun. In 1996, Ebiet launched Aku Ingin Pulang. Kupu-Kupu Kertas was supported by musicians such as Ian Antono, Billy J. Budiardjo, Purwacaraka, and Erwin Gutawa. Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) 1970s in music // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1980 Record labels established in 1980 list of years in music 1980s in music. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... See also: 1982 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 other events of 1982 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 15 - K.C. and the Sunshine Bands Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... See also: 1980s in music. ... See also: other events of 1985 Musical groups established in 1985 Record labels established in 1985 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 28 - Various artists, including Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Perry, Kenny Loggins, Willie Nelson, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Kenny... See also: Musical groups established in 1986 Record labels established in 1986 1980s in music // January 23 - The first induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley) February 11 - Culture Club... See also: 1986 in music, other events of 1987, 1988 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... See also: other events of 1988 Musical groups established in 1988 Record labels established in 1988 list of years in music 1980s in music // Peter Ruzicka becomes director of the Hamburg State Opera and State Philharmonic Orchestra. ... See also: 1990 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1990 Record labels established in 1990 list of years in music // January 21 - MTVs Unplugged premieres on cable television with musical guest, Squeeze February 6 - Billy Idol is involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in several broken bones. ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 1990s in music. ... See also: 1996 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1996 Record labels established in 1996 // January 8 - Madonnas stalker, Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill the singer. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Jusuf Antono Djojo or Ian Antono (born October 29, 1950, Malang, Indonesia) is an Indonesian guitarist and songwriter. ...


On the following years, Ebiet launched 3 albums, Gamelan (1998), Balada Sinetron Cinta (2000), and Bahasa Langit (2001). Again, he secluded for 5 years, but he once appeared in the collaboration album Kita Untuk Mereka (2004). See also: 1998 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 // 1998 - The single Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls sets a new hot 100 airplay record, 18 weeks at number one. ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 2000s in music. ... See also: 2001 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2001 Record labels established in 2001 2000s in music. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On 2007, he launches a new album, In Love: 25th Anniversary, to commemorate his 25-year marriage. All of its songs are about love. Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


External links

  • (Indonesian) Ebiet G. Ade Official Website
  • (Indonesian) Biography at pdat.go.id
  • (Malay) A collection of his discography

 
 

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