Daniel Sahuleka

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Daniel Sahuleka
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Daniel Sahuleka (1981)
Background information
Born (1950-12-06) 6 December 1950 (age 63)
Indonesia Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
Origin Huizen, Netherlands
Genres Pop, soul, disco, funk
Occupations Singer, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1976–present
Labels Sunflight
Website http://www.sunflight.nl/

Daniel Sahuleka (born 6 December 1950 in Semarang, Indonesia)[1] is a Dutch musician and singer of 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" (1981) 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" " We'll Go Out Tonight"in 1982.

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 3/2/1919 in Semarang), and a Sundanese mother, Joassi Charlotte Wilhelmientje Mohanab (born 3/2/1923 in Pontianak).

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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