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Remy Sylado


Yapi Panda Abdiel Tambayong, best known by his pen-name Remy Sylado, is an Indonesian author, actor, and musician. Owing to his wide interests, in a 1999 article The Jakarta Post termed him “a walking encyclopedia of arts and humanities.”

His father, Johannes Tambayong, was an evangelist, though he also composed music. He moved to Semarang, Central Java, at a young age, studying in elementary school there. From a young age he showed an interest in theatre, writing his first stage dramas while still in junior high school. His early education was entirely in Catholic schools, though after secondary school he began to study in schools for the theatrical arts in Surakarta and Jakarta.1

He is granted with numerous award, like Satya Lencana Kebudayaan (The Medal for Culture) from the government of Indonesia and Hadiah Sastra Terbaik (Best Literary Award) from Pusat Bahasa (Language Center) and he never stops creating his works.

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In the Headlines

Literary figure Remy Sylado dies at age 77

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Dec 12, 2022

A many-headed machine

Inside Indonesia / As Seen On
Jul 17, 2015


Jakarta Globe / As Seen On
Dec 30, 2008

For Remy Sylado, 23761 are the Magic Notes

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Jun 06, 1999

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