Composer Johan Nawawi passes away

 |Mar 24, 2017
Johan Nawawi (second from left) seen in this photo with composer Zul Mahat (far left), Johan’s wife Nora (third from left), the late Adnan Abu Hassan (third from right), singer Kamal (second from right) and lyricist Cahaya Pena (far right). – MO file pic by Farah Harith.

Renowned composer Johan Nawawi passed away this morning at a medical centre in Subang Jaya.

He was 52.

Johan leaves behind his wife, singer Nora Ariffin and four children.

It is learnt that Johan, who had just returned from a trip to Indonesia was admitted to the hospital last night.

He passed away at about 6.30 this morning.

His body will be taken to a mosque in Kampung Tunku, Petaling Jaya and will be laid to rest after Friday prayers.

Johan, who has been active in the music industry since the 80s wrote various hit songs for many local singers, including his wife.

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