Adnan Abu Hassan
Adnan Abu Hassan
January 6, 1959|
Alor Setar, Kedah, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Died||18 March 2016
Hospital Selayang, Selayang, Selangor, Malaysia
|Cause of death|
|Alma mater||Berklee College of Music|
|Spouse(s)||Rozinor Hafiza Mohd Fauzi|
|Relatives||Azlan Abu Hassan (brother)
Azman Abu Hassan (brother)
|Associated acts||Siti Nurhaliza, Sheila Majid, Jamal Abdillah, Fauziah Latiff, Dayang Nurfaizah, Misha Omar|
Datuk Adnan Abu Hassan (6 January 1959 – 18 March 2016) was a Kedah-born Malaysian composer and musician. He is considered to be among the top notch individuals developing the Malaysian music industry.
He held a bachelor's degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, US. He started his career as a lecturer in University Technology Mara.
Soon after the graduation, he became the A&R Director (CBS Records), Managing Director of Happy Records and Suria Records. Soon he became the Director of A&R BMG Music and Delima Records. And then, he was appointed as the Principal and Director of Jam Music Centre, Album Producer and Composer, who is also the Creative Director for Jam/Treeman Corporation. Malaysian popular singers such as Siti Nurhaliza, Fauziah Latiff, Liza Hanim, Dayang Nurfaizah and Misha Omar were once his apprentice before pursuing their career as professional singers. As for today, he is the Managing Director of SRD Villa Record. He is also known for his guidance in the Akademi Fantasia reality singing contest as the Vocal Teacher for the first three Akademi Fantasia series.
Adnan Abu Hassan won the Best Song in the Juara Lagu with the song Jerat Percintaan by Datuk Siti Nurhaliza, in 1996, and the song Bunga-bunga Cinta by Misha Omar in 2003.
- 7th Malaysia Film Festival - Best Music Arrangement 1987
- 6th Malaysia Film Festival - Best Music 1986
Film Crew Production
- Cinta Yang Satu - (Lagu Tema) 2007
- Sayang Salmah - (Muzik) 1995
- Interlud - (Muzik) 1992
- Rentak Desa - (Komposer) 1990
- Anak Sarawak - (Muzik) 1989
- Ujang - (Komposer) 1989
- Anak Sarawak - (Lagu Tema) 1989
- Ali Setan - (Muzik) 1986
- Matinya Seorang Patriot - (Muzik) 1984