Songwriter Seri Bayu dies of lung infection


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 03 Apr 2011

PORT DICKSON: Songwriter Jamaludin Sulik, who is more popularly known as Seri Bayu, died Saturday night due to a lung infection.

He was 45. He breathed his last at 8.15pm at Port Dickson Hospital, according to his friend Azmi Zahari, who is the executive council member of the Pertubuhan Insan Prihatin. Azmi said Seri Bayu, who had been suffering from nerve ailments for six years and was partially paralysed, succumbed to a lung infection. He told Bernama that prior to being admitted to the hospital, he lived with his adopted brother in Kampung Teluk, here.

Seri Bayu, from Singapore, had once written lyrics for Jamal Abdillah and Anita Sarawak as well as other artistes. He was married twice and had five children with his first wife.

His remains will be buried at Kampung Teluk after the Zohor prayers Sunday.

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