Dato' Sudirman bin Haji Arshad,DSAP, JMN, AMN, AMP was a Malaysian singer and songwriter. He had started his career after winning the Bintang RTM on 11 August 1976. Also, he is the title holder of "Asia's No. 1 Performer" on 19 March 1989 as he won the '‘Asian Popular Music Awards competition in Royal Albert Hall in London. He was known as the "Singing Lawyer", the "People's Singer", the "Patriot Singer" and the "Elvis Presley of Malaysia". He was also a composer, lawyer, writer, cartoonist, entrepreneur and actor.
|Born:||Sudirman bin Arshad, May 25, 1954, Temerloh, Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)|
|Died:||Feb 22, 1992, Lucky Garden, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Resting place:||Chengal Muslim Cemetery, Temerloh, Pahang|
|Occupation:||Singer, lawyer, actor, writer, businessman, cartoonist, journalist|
|Years active:||1976 - 1992|
|Spouse(s):||Datin Kamariah "Kay" Jamaluddin (1981 - 1984, divorced)|
|Parent(s):||Hajah Romlah binti Dahalan (mother), Haji Arshad bin Haji Hassan (father)|
|Relatives:||Datin Rodziah Arshad (sister), Razman Azrai Dato' Zainudin (Atai, nephew)|
|IMDb:||Sudirman Arshad's IMDb|
About Sudirman Arshad
Malaysian singer-songwriter, actor, and writer who held the #1 Performer of Asia title beginning in 1989.
He received a law degree from the University of Malaya and became an attorney.
He worked intermittently as a journalist and cartoonist and he also wrote an autobiography.
He was one of seven children born to Hj Arshad Hassan and Ramlah Dahlan. He was married to Kamariah Jamaluddin for three years, before divorcing in 1984.
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