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Jakarta Post

Guess what?: D’lloyd’s Syamsuar Hasyim passes away

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Mon, June 11 2012   /  08:00 am

JAKARTA: The singer of long-standing band D’lloyd, Syamsuar Hasyim, passed away on Saturday morning.

Sam had learned he had cancer only two days before his death, reported.

According to, Sam lost consciousness during a recent D’lloyd show in Malayasia. Guitarist and frontman Bartje Van Houten said the singer was then hospitalized in Indonesia.

“After five days, his condition improved and after that we did a show again at the Grand Menteng Hotel because of a contract, but apparently his condition had drastically deteriorated,” he said.

D’lloyd’s fame is said to have reached its peak in the 1970s. Their hits include “Keagungan Tuhan” and “Tak Mungkin”....