Kebuasan Hitler

  • Columbia ; GE-12011

    Record Label ; Catalogue Number

  • A-7590, A-7596

    Matrix Number(s)

  • Miss Fadillah


  • Malay


  • 1940

    Date Released

  • 10 inch Shellac Disc


  • 78 rpm


  • 2015010174

    Accession Number

  • 00:06:32

    Recorded Duration

  • Sound


  • Access permitted

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  • Description


    Matrix No.: A-7590
    Artist: Miss Fadillah
    Title: Lintasan Kaseh

    Matrix No.: A-7596
    Artist: Miss Fadillah
    Title: Kebuasan Hitler

    Miss Fadillah, whose real name was Fedela Tagarino, was a popular singer in the pre-war period. Her father came to Malaya from the Philippines, and her mother was a local of Portuguese descent. The song 'Kebuasan Hitler' (The Cruelty of Hitler) was specially composed as anti-Nazi propaganda. A Straits Times article from January 1941 claimed that the recording "tunefully but effectively indict[s] the man who, with Mussolini, is recognised by all Malays to be an enemy of Islam and of all races not falling within the so-called 'Aryan' category."

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