Monday, May 16, 2011

Rhoma Irama short biography

Raden Oma Irama is popularly known as Rhoma Irama (born in Tasikmalaya, December 11, 1946, age 62 years) is an Indonesian dangdut musicians nicknamed "King of Dangdut". In the seventies, Rhoma has become famous singers and musicians after the ups and downs in founding the band music, ranging from the band Gayhand 1963. Shortly thereafter, he moved into Orchestra Chandra negligent, to eventually form his own band called sonnet that since October 13, 1973 start flying. Together they lead the group sonnet, Rhoma recorded ever get 11 Golden Record from cassette-tape.

Based on sales data tapes, and the number of spectators who starred in the films, fans Rhoma not less than 15 million, or 10 percent of Indonesia's population. It records up to mid 1984. "There is no kind of cutting-edge art that has such a broad scope, " wrote TEMPO magazine, June 30, 1984. Meanwhile, Rhoma himself said, "I am afraid of publicity. Apparently, I was dragged away."
Rhoma Irama counted as one of the most successful entertainers in the mass gathering. Rhoma Irama not just appear in the country but he has also appeared in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Brunei with nearly the same number of viewers when she appeared in Indonesia. Rhoma Irama often in concert, the audience fell unconscious due to crowding. People call music is music dangdut Rhoma, while he himself would prefer if the music called rhythm Malay.
On October 13, 1973, Rhoma proclaimed the motto "Voice of Moslem", which aims to become agents reformer Malay music that combines elements of rock music in the Malay music and improvisation of arrangements, poems, lyrics, costumes, and performances on stage. According to Achmad Albar, Indonesian rock singer, "Rhoma pioneers. Pintar wed Malay orchestra with a rock. " But if we observe was not the only rock that combined by Rhoma Irama but pop music, India, and the orchestra as well. which is why every song Rhoma memiiki different tastes.
For the singers dangdut Rhoma songs representing all shades of religious atmosphere there, teenage love, love to parents, to the nation, social criticism, and others. "It is impossible to hold the stage without displaying the song Bang dangdut Rhoma, because all love the song Rhoma," was the response some dangdut singer in a TV show.
Rhoma also successful in the world of film, at least commercially. Data PT Perfin mention, almost all movies Rhoma always sold out. Even before a film has been processed, people have bought it. Bergitar Satria, for example. The film, made at a cost of Rp 750 million, when it has not been completed already obtained a broker $ 400 million. But, "Rhoma never eat from the money the film. He lived off the money cassettes," said Benny Muharram, Rhoma brother, who became producer PT Rhoma Film. The result was donated to the film, among others, mosques, orphanages, youth activities, and village improvement.
He is also involved in the political world. In the early days of New Order, he could become an important mascot PPP, after continued despised by the New Order government for refusing to join Golkar. Rhoma Had not been politically active for some time, before finally elected as a member of Parliament representing the delegation representing the Group of artists and artist in 1993. In the 2004 elections Rhoma Irama also appeared on stage MCC campaign.
Rhoma Irama had time to attend the University of August 17 in Jakarta, but not complete. "It turned out more fun learning and challenging," she said one day. He himself said that he had a lot of research into referral is approximately 7 thesis of his music have been produced. In addition, foreign researchers are also often make it as an object of research, such as William H. Frederick, doctorate in sociology at Ohio, USA which examined the strength of the popularity and influence in society Rhoma Irama.
In February 2005, he obtained a doctorate honoris causa from the American University of Hawaii in the field of dangdut, a proper appreciation considering the influence on music and culture of Indonesia, in addition to seeing his dedication to the art world that is almost in tekuni nearly 50 years of his life.
As a musician, songwriter, and movie stars, Rhoma during his career, as disclosed, has created a tremendous lot of songs which amounted to 685 songs and played in over 23 films. On December 11, 2007, Rhoma celebrate the 61st birthday which is also the birthday celebration the first time since the infant, as well as a sign of the launch of his website,
Rhoma Irama is known as a Muslim preacher and chairman Muslim Forum (FUI), a religious organization that does not favor any party. His success in the music world and the art world makes the role had founded the company Rhoma Irama Rhoma Film Productions film that succeeded in producing movies, among Struggle and Prayer (1980) and Love Twins (1984).
Now, who was called Bang Rhoma this Hajj, a lot of their time in both through music and preaching sermons on television until the corners of the archipelago. With the spirit and signature style, which makes the group Rhoma sonnet as Sound of Moslem religion continues to actively expand syiar.
Most of the songs having Islamic Rhoma Irama and the spirit of humanism, this is based from his own background Rhoma very keen to learn religion.

Controversy Regarding RhomaIn 2003, Rhoma back into the media spotlight for criticizing Inul Daratista, dangdut singer who is on the rise for relying on his dance styles that are considered obscene. Rhoma with in the name of the organization PAMMI (United Artists Music Indonesian Malay), against the circulation of the album which was released Goyang Inul Blackboard at the end of May 2003. historical record since the arrival inul dangdut dara Tista prestige fall, because the audience was busy seeing action rocking her hips and chest of the singer and ultimately boring fast. the power of music dangdut Rhoma which has been built on rhyme and rhythm to be left behind
in accordance with the spirit that flows in self-Ulema Rhoma Irama p there in January 2006, back Rhoma before lawmakers issued a statement opposing the action stage, Inul, in a discussion of the bill Antipornografi hearing between the House and the artist.Family RhomaRhoma married Veronica in 1972, a Christian woman who became Muslim after she married, who then gave him three children, Debby (31), Fikri (27), and Romy (26). Rhoma finally divorced her in May 1985.Before the divorce, about a year earlier, Rhoma married Rachim Ricca, also a Christian woman who became Muslim after she married. Ricca also as co-star in several films such as Melody of Love, Storm in early Happy, Camellia, Love Triangle, Devotion, Sacrifice, and Satria Bergitar. Until now, Ricca still accompany Rhoma as a wife.On August 2, 2005, announced that it has married the artist Rhoma patron Lelga Angel, a Christian who maketh Muslim women, in siri on March 6, 2003, but that day he divorced her.She got married again (1991) and then the husband is an officer dies, her own death in 2005 by experiencing a variety of illnesses, the children admitted to the press during her illness Rhoma Irama who bear all the costs of care down to Singapore since she was no longer a prolific artist and has been a widow since her husband had died. The family noted that Rhoma still plays a role in the family.

Ke Bina Ria (1974), Joget (1975), Penasaran (1976), Hak Asasi (1977), Gitar Tua Oma Irama (1977), Berkelana (1978), Rupiah (1978), Begadang (1978).
1. Oma Irama Penasaran (1976),  
2. Gitar Tua Oma Irama (1977),  
3. Darah Muda (1977),  
4. Rhoma Irama Berkelana I (1978),  
5. Rhoma Irama Berkelana II (1978),  
6. Begadang (1978),  
7. Raja Dangdut (1978),  
8. Cinta Segitiga (1979),  
9. Camelia (1979), 
10. Perjuangan dan Doa (1980), 
11. Melody Cinta Rhoma Irama (1980),  
12. Badai Diawal Bahagia (1981),  
13. Satria Bergitar (1984),  
14. Cinta Kembar (1984),  
15. Pengabdian (1985),  
16. Kemilau Cinta di Langit Jingga (1985),  
17. Menggapai Matahari I (1986),  
18. Menggapai Matahari II (1986),  
19. Nada-Nada Rindu (1987),  
20. Bunga Desa (1988),  
21. Jaka Swara (1990), 
22. Nada dan Dakwah (1991),  
23. Tabir Biru (1994).

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