The world of Indonesian music is again mourning the death of Elly Kasim. He is a senior singer, or rather legendary. Elly is a woman born in Tiku, Tanjung Mutiara, Agam, West Sumatra, on September 27, 1944. Her singing career can be said to be very stable until before her death, and continues to actively release solo albums. Not a few of his songs that became hits in Indonesia at that time.
The news of the death of this senior singer certainly shocked many parties. Because all this time Elly still looks active singing and taking care of business. It is known that he died on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at MMC Kuningan Hospital. In memory of this legendary singer, here are some of his reviews.
Still active just before he died
So far, Elly Kasim is known as a busy singer. He is famous as an Indonesian singer who sings Minang songs. Until now, at least he has released approximately 100 solo albums. Not only that, Elly is also still taking care of wedding organizer his special Minang custom, with the label Elly Kasim Collection.
Still have a lot of fans
The singer of Minang songs, which are almost all hits, does have many fans until now. In 2017 when he was 73 years old, he still had time to present a concert titled “Soaring Stars, 57 Years of Elly Kasim Singing”.
The concert was held at the Jakarta Theater, Taman Ismail Marzuki. Not only himself, he also presented other hit singers, such as Titiek Puspa, Be3, Judika, and also others. Even the Deputy Chairperson of the Gerindra Party Fadli Zon is also a fan of Elly Kasim, he often asks for the legend’s signature if there is a chance to meet.
Cause of death of Elly Kasim
When met, Elly Kasim’s nephew Arfi Bambani explained that the 76 singer breathed his last at MMC Kuningan Hospital, South Jakarta. He also emphasized that Elly Kasim died not from Covid-19, but from a chronic digestive disorder, which eventually caused complications in other organs. Arfi himself doesn’t know since when Elly was rushed to the hospital, but he can confirm if it wasn’t for Covid-19.
Remembered by other celebrities
Elly Kasim is a senior singer who has many achievements and even inspires other celebrities. Not only works with his hit songs, he also often helps celebrities who want to marry Minang customs. Like Atta and Aurel’s wedding some time ago. Before he died, Elly Kasim also had time to help take care of Rizky Billar and Lesti’s marriage. Not only that, Nikita Willy also shared story at the moment of her wedding, which was assisted by Elly Kasim.
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That’s a little review about Elly Kasim. Although now he has passed away, his work and achievements will always be remembered by his fans. May Elly Kasim be placed in the best place, beside Him.