Elvy Sukaesih

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Elvy Sukaesih (born June 25, 1951) is one of the most popular singers in Java, Indonesia, and has been dubbed the Queen of Dangdut. Sukaesih has a significant fanbase in other Asian countries such as Japan. She has been a prolific recording artist since the late 1960s.[citation needed]

Elvy Sukaesih's male counterpart is the King of Dangdut, Rhoma Irama.


  • Raja Dan Ratu - Rhoma Irama and Elvy Sukaesih 1975
  • Pesta Panen, 1990
  • The Return of Diva, 1992
Contributing artist

Further reading[edit]

  • The Rough Guide To The Music Of Indonesia
  • The Far Eastern Audio Review (Web site)
  • Lonely Planet Theme Guide, Dangdut, Indonesia
  • Weintraub, Andrew N. 2010. Dangdut Stories: a social and musical history of Indonesia’s most popular music. Oxford University Press.

External links[edit]

  • (Indonesian) Profile In Indonesian