Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Now Appearing with a Choir of Angels
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Now Appearing with a Choir of Angels

Bobby Toele 1959-2008. Road Accident Claims the Life of Well Known Bali Singing Star of Tropical Transit Band.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(12/15/2008)

Popular jazz vocalist "Bobby" from the Tropical Transit band succumbed on Sunday, December 14, 2008, to injuries suffered following a motorcycle mishap on Friday, December 6, 2008, leaving him in a coma in the critical care unit of Bali's Sanglah General Hospital .

"Bobby," whose full name was Bob Edward Toelle, was a stalwart of the Bali entertainment industry, known for his superb command of an extensive jazz and pop songbook. Born in Kupang on September 21, 1959, to a family of musicians, he made his first performance at the age of 15. Moving to Bali in 1978 while still a teenager, he spent his entire life as a professional performer, helping to form the legendary Tropical Transit band in 1991.

As an expression of love and admiration for a man who has brought joy to so many listeners, a large group was quickly gathered via SMS messages at the La Pau Restaurant in Sanur on the evening of December 8, 2008. Members of Tropical Transit were joined by a large group of Bali performers and musicians who performed non-stop from 8:30 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. the following morning. The restaurant was filled to overflowing with 500 musicians and admirers who managed to collect Rp. 30 million (US$2,750) to assist with the medical expenses being incurred in caring for the musician.

Arief Budiman, the organizer of the evening and who is more commonly known as 'Ayip,' describe his motivation in organizing the event: "What matters is our 'agreement' that our fellowship and friendship are available to any musician who is in difficulty following a personal disaster. We are conscious that such events can befall anyone at any time, bringing heartbreak to any of us."


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Protecting the World’s Tigers
Bali Safari and Marine Park Working to Remind Everyone What’s Needed to Saver the World’s Endangered Tiger Population
(8/3/2015)
A Festival of Talent in Bali’s Heartland
3rd Ubud Village Jazz Festival August 7-8, 2015
(8/3/2015)
Indonesia as an Economic Leader
Indonesia’s Minister of Finance Say Indonesia Poised to Become a World Economic Powerhouse by 2030
(8/3/2015)
A Dozen Dead
Rabies in Bali Claims its 12th Victim in Bangli
(8/3/2015)
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Trickery
Australian Man Facing Prison for Insurance Fraud and for Filing False Police Reports in Bali
(8/3/2015)
Bali as the Ultimate Escape
U.S. Policeman Wanted for Questioning in Texas Murder Apprehended in Bali
(8/3/2015)
Thaiṅkyū Mister Takkhi
Bali’s Farewells A.A. Takhi - its First Indian Consul General
(8/2/2015)
A Balinese ‘Aloha’
Historic Polynesian Voyaging Canoe 'Hokulea' Lands in Bali for an 8-day Visit
(8/2/2015)
In The Know
Intercontinental Bali Resort Shares 'Bali Aga' Traditions of Tenganan Village with its Guests
(8/2/2015)
Balinese Need Not Apply!
Leading Bali Academician Warns: New Paradigm Needed for Bali’s Development
(8/2/2015)
Ministering to Endangered Dolphins
Indonesia Government Takes Serious Note of On-Line Petition Protesting Wake Bali Dolphin Attraction in East Bali
(8/2/2015)
Thai Concerns
Thai Airways Downsizing May Impact Bali Arrivals
(8/2/2015)
All [News]!