Frankie Kao

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Kao Ling-feng (高凌风, Gāo Língfēng)
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Background information
Birth name葛元诚 (Gé Yuánchéng)
Also known asThe Frog Prince
Born(1950-02-28)28 February 1950
Kaoshiung, Taiwan
OriginNew Taipei City, Republic of China
Died17 February 2014(2014-02-17) (aged 63)
Xindian District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Years active1974–2014

Kao Ling-feng or Kao Ling-feng (Chinese: 高凌風; pinyin: Gāo Língfēng; Wade–Giles: Kao Ling-feng; 28 February 1950 – 17 February 2014) was a Taiwanese singer. He was best known for the song "Flaming Phoenix" (火鳳凰).[1][2] His birth name was 葛元誠 (Gé Yuánchéng). He used the nickname The Frog Prince (青蛙王子 Qīngwā Wángzi) for more than three decades. The name was given to him by his close friend, comedian Ni Min-jan.

During the height of his career, Frankie Kao received NT$240,000 cash per night for appearances. He stopped singing at his peak and went into business. His business venture went badly and he returned to his entertainment career.

Kao died on 17 February 2014 in Xindian District, New Taipei City. He was 63.[3]

Filmography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "歌的故事/瓊瑤與《大眼睛》為高凌風開星路". NOWnews. 22 October 2008. Retrieved 17 February 2014. (in Chinese)
  2. "「青蛙王子」後繼有人 葛曉潔進軍演藝圈". NOWnews. 28 May 2010. Retrieved 17 February 2014. (in Chinese)
  3. "【獨家】高凌風病逝慈濟醫院". 苹果日报. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. (in Chinese)

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