TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesia mourns as one of its legendary singer, Diana Nasution, passed away earlier today. Diana Nasution, mother of Indonesian singer Marcello Tahitoe, famously known as Ello, passed away due to breast cancer.
Diana Nasution rose to fame as she formed a duet group along with her sister Rita. The 'Nasution Sisters' earned great reviews during their career in the 1970s. In 2010, Diana returned to the stage with Titi DJ after years of retiring as a musician.
The artist has been diagnosed with breast cancer for a couple of years. She passed away at the Gading Pluit Hospital on Friday, October 4, at 00:45 local time.