Sixty nine-year-old singer Diana Nasution passed
away in a hospital in Jakarta early on Friday
The mother of pop singer Marcello “Ello” Tahitoe
and wife of musician Minggus Tahitoe was once known as a cancer survivor, kompas.com reported.
Diana was famous for hits like “Benci tapi Rindu” (Hate but Longing),
Sejujurnya” (Tell me the truth) and “Ayah” (Father). Her latest duet with Titi DJ in 2010 was called “Jangan Biarkan” (Don’t Let it End).
Diana started her singing career with her sister
Rita Nasution, forming the Nasution
sisters in the mid 1970s.
Diana became known as vocalist who
used to sing songs by renowned songwriters
like Minggus Tahitoe, who later became her husband, and Rinto Harahap.(dic)