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Erwin Gutawa

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Gender Male
Age 60
Date of birth May 16,1962
Zodiac sign Taurus
Born Jakarta
Indonesia
Spouse Luthfi Andriani
Children Gita Gutawa
Job Record producer
Conductor
Bassist
Arranger
Film Score Composer
Education University of Indonesia
SongsHilangnya Seorang Gadis
Pelangi
Overture
Why Do You Love Me?
Kasih Tak Sampai
Kehidupan
Damai Bersamamu
Ketika Tangan Dan Kaki Berkata
Gita Cinta Dari SMA
Merpati Putih
Bendera
Untukku
Scoring Love 1
Angin Malam
Scoring Love 2
Derita
Bukan Cinta Biasa
Baju Pengantin
Overture : Koes Post Pourri
Gelap 'Kan Sirna
2022
Movies/Shows The Golden Cane Warrior
Love
Awards AMI Award for Best of the Best Album
AMI Award for Best of the Best Production Work
AMI Award for Best Children Songwriter
AMI Award for Best Pop Recording Producer
AMI Award for Best Recording Album Producer
AMI Award for Best Children Recording Producer
AMI Award for Best Rock Duo/Group/Collaboration
AMI Award for Music Arranger
Bandung Film Festival for Commendable Film Music Arranger
ParentsSariati Kodiat
Gutawa Sumapraja
List2022
2000
Albums Rockestra
Orkestra
SYMPHONESIA
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Erwin Gutawa Life story


Erwin Gutawa Sumapraja is an Indonesian composer. In 1985, he started his professional music career by joining the jazz band Karimata, later becoming an independent composer in 1991. As a composer, he won the 1992 Midnight Sun Song Festival in Finland together with Ruth Sahanaya.

Erwin Gutawa Sumapraja (born 16 May 1962) is an Indonesian composer. In 1985, he started his professional music career by joining the jazz band Karimata, later becoming an independent composer in 1991. As a composer, he won the 1992 Midnight Sun Song Festival in Finland together with Ruth Sahanaya. In 2001 he won the Anugerah Musik Indonesia award for best music arranger for his concert Rockestra.

Biography


Erwin Gutawa was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 16 May 1962. As a child, he enjoyed playing basketball and association football; during this period he also played music on Bina Musika under the direction of Agus Rusli on Televisi Republik Indonesia. As a teen he continued playing music with his friends. After graduating high school, Gutawa earned a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Indonesia.In the early 1980s Gutawa worked as sound arranger for the TVRI series Telerama. However, his professional career began in the 1985 when he joined the jazz band Karimata as a bassist, playing along with Candra Darusman, Aminoto Kosin, Denny T.R. and Uce Hariono. Together with Karimata, he performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague that same year.During that period, he also worked as an arranger and producer for other singers. After Karimata disbanded in 1991, Gutawa formed his own orchestra and worked as a composer. Besides composing, Gutawa also organised concerts for other artists.On 3 November 2000, Gutawa presented Rockestra, a rock concert featuring Slank, Gigi, and Dewa. Involving an orchestra of 85 musicians, the concert was held at the Plenary Hall of the Jakarta Convention Center. Guest musicians included Ahmad Albar, Roni Harahap, Jockie Soerjoprajogo, and Nicky Astria.On 16 May 2002, Gutawa celebrated his 40th birthday by holding his first solo concert, Konser EG. It took place at the Plenary Hall of the Jakarta Convention Center and also featured Chrisye, Ruth Sahanaya, Krisdayanti, Sheila on 7, and Slank. Since then, he has held numerous concerts, including the Islamic-themed The Spirit of Ramadhan (2008) and a farewell concert for his daughter Gita Gutawa entitled A Masterpiece of Erwin Gutawa (2011).In 2005, Gutawa went to London, England to work as a conductor at the London Symphony Orchestra in Royal Albert Hall.In 2010, Gutawa was selected to be one of the judges for Indonesian Idol's sixth season.

Personal life


Gutawa is married to Lufti Adriani, also known as Lulu. Together, they have two children, Aluna Sagita and Aura Aria Gutawa. He enjoys cycling and home cooking, especially Indonesian food.

Legacy


In 1992, Erwin Gutawa and Ruth Sahanaya's song "Kaulah Segalanya" (English: "You are Everything") won the 5th Midnight Sun Song Festival in Finland. In 2001 he won the Anugerah Musik Indonesia award for best music arranger for his album Rockestra.Gutawa has been described as having "a Midas touch" for music, with a sharp intuition.

Partial discography


(As arranger)

Kala Cinta Menggoda (1997, for Chrisye)

Badai Pasti Berlalu (1999, for Chrisye)

Konser Tur 2001 (2001, for Chrisye)

Dekade (2002, for Chrisye)

Senyawa (2004, for Chrisye)

Salute to Koes Plus/Bersaudara (2004)

Rockestra (2007)

Balada Shalawat (2010, for Gita Gutawa)

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