Obituary

Dutch singer was known for Malay and Indonesian hits

Indonesia-born Dutch singer Anneke Gronloh was listed in 1963 in the Guinness Book of Records for scoring five gold records in 10 months.
Indonesia-born Dutch singer Anneke Gronloh was listed in 1963 in the Guinness Book of Records for scoring five gold records in 10 months.PHOTO: ST FILE

Indonesia-born Dutch singer Anneke Gronloh, popular in the region in the 1960s for her Malay and Indonesian hits such as Bengawan Solo, Burung Kakak Tua and Asmara, has died. She was 76.

Dutch media reported that she died from a lung illness in her home town in the south of France.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 18, 2018, with the headline 'Dutch singer was known for Malay and Indonesian hits '. Print Edition | Subscribe