Not complaining about being sick, before she died Elly Kasim took care of Lesti Billar’s wedding – Viral & Trending

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Elly Kasim photo: Youtube


Sad news came from singer Elly Kasim. The legendary singer of the Minang genre passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

The sad news of Elly’s death was conveyed through a chain message in the journalist group. Elly’s death is mentioned due to illness.

“Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rojiun. Al Fatihah. Our beloved Indonesian Legendary Musicians and Cultural Heroes. Elly Kasim bint Ali Umar. On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at. 3:48 am at the hospital. MMC – Kuningan,” reported by Suara Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

Maybe many do not know Elly Kasim. He is a singer from Tiku, Agam, West Sumatra. This woman born in 1944 died at the age of 76 years.

In addition to a career in the world of singing, Elly also has a career in the field of wedding organizer. Elly even handled Rizky Billar and Lesti Kejora’s wedding party.

Finally, he still had time to help run the Malapeh Bujang and Bainai Night events ahead of the wedding of the artist couple Lesti Andryani and Rizky Billar.

Elly Kasim photo: Youtube

Rizky Billar is deeply saddened by the death of senior singer Elly Kasim. Having helped take care of his wedding, Billar recalled how enthusiastic he was when discussing the concept of marriage.

“Innalilillahi wainnailaihi rajiun.. I still remember how enthusiastically the deceased was in taking care of the Minang traditional ceremony in my wedding series,” said Rizky Billar while uploading an Instagram story during a meeting with Elly, quoted Tuesday (25/8/2021).

Lesti Kejora’s husband also said his final farewell. He also thanked Elly once again for his help in designing the wedding ceremony.

Rizky Billar and Lesti Kejora at the Bainai Night event.  Photo;  Instagram @tya_ariestya
Rizky Billar and Lesti Kejora at the Bainai Night event. Photo; Instagram @tya_ariestya

In the Instagram story that was reposted by Rizky Billar, it was also known that Elly Kasim was sick while taking care of Rizky Billar and Lesti Kejora’s marriage. He still intervened directly even though he was sick.

“The person behind the scenes who is the ‘director’ of Rizky Billar’s traditional series. Until D-3, the event was still organizing the series, even after we found out he was sick at the time,” the post reads.

Elly started her career as a Minang singer since 1961. In 2017, she held a concert titled “Menjulang Bintang, 57 Years of Elly Kasim Singing”.

Until the end of his life, Elly has released at least 100 solo albums. Hundreds of songs have become hits in Indonesia.

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