The Jakarta Post
Indonesian singer Michael "Mike" Mohede passed away Sunday, July 31. (mikemohede.com/-)
Indonesian singer and second season Indonesian Idol winner, Michael Prabawa Mohede, famously known as Mike Mohede, passed away on Sunday, July 31 at the age of 32.
Mike’s manager, Indra, confirmed the singer’s death. “He passed away around 6 p.m. in his sleep,” he said to Bintang.com.
When Mike was found, his lips had already turned blue. He was taken to a hospital in Bintaro, South Tangerang. “The doctor said he was already gone,” Indra said.
Indra was sure that the singer had been in good health and did not have any history of illness, however a heart attack is said to be the cause of Mike's death.
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Indonesian musicians expressed their condolences at Mike's passing through social media, including singers Raisa Andriana and Sandhy Sondoro.
Throughout his career, Mike had released three albums, including Mike, Kemenanganku and the latest Kedua, which was launched last year. In 2006, Mike was nominated as best male artist, as well as for best album in the R&B category, at AMI (Anugerah Musik Indonesia, Indonesian Music Awards). He had collaborated with big names such as Dave Koz, Vinnie Valentino, Indra Lesmana, Pongki Barata and many other renowned musicians. (asw)