Elvy Sukaesih

Elvy Sukaesih (born June 25, 1951 in Jakarta) 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]

Elvy Sukaesih
Born (1951-06-25) June 25, 1951 (age 69)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Years active1964–present
LabelsHP Records
Musica Studio's


  • 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. p. 139. Retrieved 10 June 2018 – via Internet Archive.
  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 readingEdit

  • 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. ISBN 978 0 19 539566 2 (hardback) ISBN 978 0 19 539567 9 (paperback)

External linksEdit

  • (in Indonesian) Profile In Indonesian