Indonesian musician Fariz Rustam Munaf, widely known as Fariz RM, is best known for his smash hits such as Barcelona and Sakura which was listed as one of 150 Best Indonesian Songs of All Time. Since debuting in 1977, up to now, he has reached the peak of his career and released several albums which received much affection as well as positive comments from critics.
He inherited his love for music from his mother, Anna Reijnenberg who was a piano teacher. He soon received a formal musical training from early age. He began learning to play piano at the age of 5. When he was 18, he entered a music contest and ranked 10th. It was not until 1980 that he gained massive popularity after releasing his second album Sakura. The album quickly brought him into stardom.
He and his wife, Oneng have 3 children together.
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