Glenn Fredly

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Glenn Fredly
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Background information
Birth name Glenn Fredly Deviano Latuihamallo
Genres R&B
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano
Years active 1995 - present
Labels Indie Artist
Associated acts Funk Section, MusikBagus as a founder ( www.musikbagus.org
Website www.glennfredly.com

Glenn Fredly Deviano Latuihamallo (better known as Glenn Fredly; born on 30 September 1975) is an Indonesian R&B singer and songwriter. Entering the music industry after winning a singing contest in 1995, as of 2009 he has released more than 10 albums. He produces new talented artists like YURA ( female solo singer ) & Gilbert Pohan ( male solo singer ) . And the latest project, He produces a movie called Cahaya Dari Timur "Beta Maluku" .

Biography[edit]

Fredly was born on 30 September 1975 to Hengky and Linda Latuihamallo. He was the first of five children.[1][2] Glenn Fredly is of Moluccan descent.[3]

In 1995 he won the Cipta Pesona Bintang singing contest.[1] That same year, he joined the rock band Funk Section.[2] The following year, he was a finalist in the Asia Song Festival.[1] In 1998, Fredly left Funk Section to be a solo R&B singer, feeling that it suited his vocal style better. He released his first album, GLENN, that year. It was received relatively well, selling 50 thousand copies; R&B was generally not popular in Indonesia at the time.[2]

In 2000, Fredly released his second solo album, Kembali (Return), with the single "Kasih Putih" ("White Love") receiving much airplay.[2] In 2001, he placed third in the Russian Asia Dauzy International Song Festival.[1]

He married singer Dewi Sandra in Uluwatu, Bali on 3 April 2006. Glenn filed for divorce in 2009.[4]

In March 2009, Fredly was one of the main performers in a tribute concert to deceased Indonesian singer Chrisye during the Java Jazz Festival.[5] That same year, he performed tribute concerts to Michael Jackson in five cities throughout Indonesia, covering Jackson's hit songs.[1]

In 2011 he joined with Tompi and Sandhy Sondoro to perform a set of concerts under the name Trio Lestari (The Eternal Trio).[6]

Influences[edit]

Fredly has credited Michael Jackson as being one of his influences, saying that Jackson inspired him "through his music, his style, his dancing, everything"; Fredly also credits Jackson's humanitarian work for his own such work.[1] He also admires Marvin Gaye and Quincy Jones,[2] and is a fan of Chrisye.[5]

Discography[edit]

Glenn Fredly live in the Netherlands.
  • GLENN (1998)
  • Kembali (Return, 2000)
  • Selamat Pagi, Dunia (Good Morning, World, 2003)
  • Selamat Pagi, Dunia Repackaged (2004)
  • OST Cinta Silver (2005)
  • Aku dan Wanita (Women and I, 2006)
  • Terang (Clear, 2006)
  • Happy Sunday (2007)
  • Private Collection (2008)
  • DVD Tribute to Chrisye (2009)
  • Lovevolution (2010)
  • Luka, Cinta & Merdeka (2012)
  • DVD Glenn Fredly & The Bakuucakar live at Lokananta (2012)

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