BIOGRAPHY IWAN FALS
Iwan Fals is the full name Virgiawan Listanto (born 3 September 1961 in Jakarta) is a wing ballad singer who became one of Indonesia's living legend. Through his songs, Iwan ambiance of social life of Indonesia (especially Jakarta) in the late 1970s until the present. The criticism of the behavior of a group of people (such as songs Representatives and Aunt Lisa), empathy for marginalized groups (eg song Siang Seberang Istana and Lonteku), or major disasters 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. The criticism of the behavior of a group of people (such as Representatives, Aunt Lisa), empathy for marginalized groups (eg Siang Seberang Istana, Lonteku), or major disasters that hit Indonesia (or sometimes outside Indonesia, such as Ethiopia) dominate theme songs that brings. Iwan Fals not just sing his songs but also some other creator.
Iwan who also was active in sports activities, have earned a National Karate Champion II, IV Karate National Champion 1989, had entered national training and practice karate on campus, STP (High School Publication.) Iwan also briefly became a columnist in several sports tabloid.
Iwan Fals charisma of a very large. He is revered by the 'grass roots'. Simplicity is a role model to his fans spread across the archipelago. Iwan Fals rabid fans even set up a foundation on August 16, 1999, called Yayasan Orang Indonesia or commonly known by the call Oi. The foundation accommodate 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.
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 years, where Iwan much spending time with his singing in Bandung. Playing guitar since I was young did he even singing Bergitar ability to train and create songs. While in junior high school, Iwan became guitarist dalama school choir.
Next, came an invitation to try his luck in Jakarta from a producer. He then sold his motorcycle to the cost of making a master. Iwan recording the first album with his colleagues, Toto Gunarto, Helmi, Bambang Bule incorporated in the Ambulance. But the album failed commercially and Blue return to the profession as a musician.
Once you can win at country music festival, Iwan joined the festival song of humor. Arwah Setiawan (deceased), humorous songs owned by Iwan was recorded with Pepeng, Krishna, Nana Krip and produced by ABC Records. But it also failed and only consumed by certain circles. Until finally, in collaboration with Iwan trip Musica Studio. Prior to the Musica, Iwan has been recording about 4-5 albums. In Musica, then tilled Iwan songs more seriously. Bachelor album, for example, 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 in the Market Surprised or Block M. Bachelor album was much in demand and Blue started to get different offers to sing. Then got into television after 1987. Arbitrary event broadcast airtime Commerce in TVRI, song Oemar Bakri was aired on TVRI. When the second son Iwan, Ancestor born in 1985, immediately stopped singing activities.
During the New Order, many concerts schedule banned Iwan and canceled by the government, because the lyrics of his songs are critical.
When joining the group and released an album titled SWAMI SWAMI 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 Kantata Takwa in 1990, supported fully by businessman Setiawan Djodi. Takwa Kantata concerts then 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 (Sister Josh) and have children Galang Signs Anarchy (deceased), Annie Ancestor Basae signs, and signs Rayya Robbani.
Galang plunge followed his father's footsteps in the music. Nevertheless, the music that he brought different from what has become his trade mark. Galang later became guitarist Interest groups and had released one album before his death.
Name Galang also identified as one song Iwan, titled Anarchy in the album Galang signs Opinion, which tells of the anxiety parents face rising prices of goods as the impact of rising fuel prices in early 1981 is the day of birth Galang (January 1, 1981).
The root name as the second daughter was also immortalized as the title of the album and song title Iwan Fals, published in 1991.
Anarchy Signs Galang died in April 1997 of a sudden that makes music Iwan Fals activity was vacuum for a few years. Galang was buried in the yard of a house in the village of Iwan Fals Leuwinanggung Bogor West Java about an hour away 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 all this time alone with the emergence of Heart Sounds album that contains Face Only song that tells of the death of Anarchy Signs Galang. In this song wife Iwan Fals (Josh) also contributed his voice.
Iwan Fals charisma of a very large. Simplicity is a role model to his fans who are scattered throughout the archipelago. Iwan Fals rabid fans even set up a foundation on August 16, 1999, called Yayasan Orang Indonesia or commonly known as Oi. The foundation accommodate the activities of the fans Iwan Fals.