Elvy Sukaesih

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Elvy Sukaesih
Born (1951-06-25) June 25, 1951 (age 66)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Origin Indonesia
Genres Dangdut
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1964–present

Elvy Sukaesih (born June 25, 1951) is one of the most popular dangdut singers in Indonesia, and has been dubbed the Queen of Dangdut.[1][2][3] Sukaesih has a significant fan base in other Asian countries such as Japan. She has been a prolific recording artist since the late 1960s.[citation needed]


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


  1. ^ Weintraub, Andrew N. (26 August 2010). "Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 10 June 2018 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ Broughton, Simon; Ellingham, Mark; Trillo, Richard; Duane, Orla; McConnachie, James (10 June 1999). "World Music: Latin & North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific". Rough Guides. Retrieved 10 June 2018 – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ "Sonic Modernities in the Malay World: A History of Popular Music, Social Distinction and Novel Lifestyles (1930s – 2000s)". BRILL. 9 January 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2018 – via Google Books. 

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]

  • (in Indonesian) Profile In Indonesian