Daniël Sahuleka

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Daniël Sahuleka
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Daniel Sahuleka (1981)
Background information
Born (1950-12-06) 6 December 1950 (age 64)
Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
Origin Huizen, Netherlands
Genres Pop, soul, disco, funk
Occupation(s) Singer, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1976–present
Labels Sunflight
Website sunflight.nl

Daniël Sahuleka (born 6 December 1950 in Semarang, Indonesia)[1] is a Dutch musician and singer of Indo, South Moluccan and Sundanese-Chinese descent.

Sahuleka created a portfolio of 110 compositions, and many of his songs are well known such as "You Make My World So Colourful" from the album Daniel Sahuleka (1977),[1] and "Don't Sleep Away the Night" (1980).[1] In the early 1980s, he had hits with "Wake Up" and "We'll Go Out Tonight".

In Indonesia, Los Angeles and Europe, Sahuleka has received several prestigious awards.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

He was born to an Ambonese father, Simon Pieter Sahuleka (born 1919 in Semarang Java), and a Indo-Sundanese mother, Joassi Charlotte Wilhelmientje Mohanab (born 1923 in Pontianak Borneo).

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1977: Sahuleka 1
  • 1978: Sahuleka 2
  • 1981: Sunbeam
  • 1981: We'll Go Out Tonight with Daniel Sahuleka
  • 1990: The Loner
  • 1993: I Adore You
  • 1995: RahAsia
  • 1998: After the Jetlag
  • 2003: Colorfool
  • 2006: If I Didn't
  • 2007: Christmas Love
  • 2008: Eastern Journeys
  • 2009: reMAKE mySTYLE
  • 2010: Boek "Daniel and his Songs" (in Bahasa Indonesia)
  • 2011: reMAKE mySTYLE (in Indonesia and Singapore)

Singles[edit]

  • 1976: "You Make My World So Colourful"
  • 1976: "Marie Claire"
  • 1977: "Love to Love You"
  • 1977: "The Change"
  • 1978: "Long Distance Highway"
  • 1979: "Finally Home Again"
  • 1980: "Don't Sleep Away the Night"
  • 1981: "We'll Go Out Tonight"
  • 1981: "Wake Up"
  • 1982: "Ev'rybody Feel the Groove"
  • 1982: "Viva La Libertad"
  • 1982: "Giddyap a Gogo" (with Ad Visser)
  • 1982: "Adventure (Restless Breed)" (with Ad Visser)
  • 1983: "Ev'ry Day it Should be Christmas"
  • 1983: "Such Luck"
  • 1983: "Skankin'"
  • 1984: "Dance in the Street"
  • 1985: "Let Us All Be One"
  • 1990: "Imagine"
  • 1993: "You Make My World So Colourful" (live)
  • 1995: "Bulan Pakai Payung"
  • 1995: "Simphoni"
  • 1996: "Dust of Life"
  • 1998: "How Nice"
  • 1998: "How I Love"

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