Adnan Abu Hassan was born on January 6, 1959, and died on March 18, 2016.
was a Kedah-born Malaysian composer and musician.
Hassan was considered to be among the top notch individuals developing the Malaysian music industry.
After his graduation, he became the A&R Director (CBS Records), Managing Director of Happy Records and Suria Records.
Shortly after, he became the Director of A&R BMG Music and Delima Records.
Adnan was appointed as the Principal and Director of Jam Music Centre, Album Producer and Composer, who was also the Creative Director for Jam/Treeman Corporation.
Malaysian popular singers such as Siti Nurhaliza, Fauziah Latiff, Liza Hanim, Dayang Nurfaizah and Misha Omar were once his apprentice before pursuing their career as professional singers.
Before his passing, he was the Managing Director of SRD Villa Record.
Adnan Abu Hassan was also known for his guidance in the Akademi Fantasia reality singing contest as the Vocal Teacher for the first three Akademi Fantasia series.
Adnan Abu Hassan passed away at 57 yrs old.