Date of birth: 18 april 1934
Place of birth: johor bahru
Bachelor's degree from the University of Malaya
Master's degree from the University of Sussex
1969: expelled from the party in the wake of the may 13.
74-78 : Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry, Minister of Primary Industries
78-81: Minister of Education
1978: UMNO Vice-President
1990 to 1991: He was Malaysia's Special Envoy to the United nation
1993 to 1998: Tan Sri Musa also led the Malaysian delegation to the UN Commission on Human Rights
1995: He has been the Prime Minister's Special Envoy to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group
1999 to 2002: He also served as the Chairman of Suhakam, the Malaysian Human Rights Commission
2006: He was conferred with Tunship, Malaysian highest federal award by the King of Malaysia
2007: Musa became the chairman of Synergy Drive Berhad, the entity which arose out of the newly formed merger between Sime Darby, Guthrie, and Golden Hope.