Indonesian singer, songwriter Abid Ghoffar Aboe Dja’fa, widely known as Ebiet G. Ade, is best known for being named as one of 50 Greatest Indonesian Singers by Rolling Stone Indonesia magazine. Since entering the music industry in 1979, up to now, he has reached the peak of his career, released up to 46 albums. His music styles include Pop, folk, country and jazz.
At the beginning, he intended to become a poet due to his passion for this literature type but did not succeed. Instead, he shifted into singing by adding melodies into his poets. In 1979, he officially released his first album Camellia I.
He is married to Yayuk Sugianto and has 4 children.
- The meaning of the name Ade: Crown, Royal