Henry Lau

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Henry Lau
Henry Lau in Bangkok.jpg
Henry at press conference of Super Junior M Breakdown in Bangkok in February 2013.
Background information
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
PinyinLiú Xiànhuá (Mandarin)
JyutpingLau4 Hin3 Wa4 (Cantonese)
Birth nameHenry Lau
Born (1989-10-11) 11 October 1989 (age 29)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationSinger-songwriter, dancer, Violinist
Genre(s)Pop, dance, R&B, K-Pop
Instrument(s)Vocals, violin, piano, keyboard, guitar, percussion
Label(s)Monster Entertainment
Years active2007–present
Associated actsSM Town, Super Junior, Super Junior-M, Younique Unit
Influenced byLeehom Wang, Jay Chou
Also known asHenry, Henli, Mochi, Violin Prince

Henry Lau (born October 11, 1989), also simply known as Henry, is a Canadian singer-songwriter. He works in Korean pop music.[1] He can speak English, Mandarin and Korean very well, along with Cantonese, and a little bit of Japanese and Thai. He learned French in school. Henry released his first single in June 2013, which was called Trap.

Biography[change | change source]

Youth[change | change source]

Lau's father was born in Hong Kong, and his mother was born in Taiwan. He lived in Willowdale, Toronto as a child.[2]

2007–2009: Debut[change | change source]

Lau appeared as a violinist in South Korean group Super Junior's music video, for their lead single, "Don't Don", which was also the title of their album, released in September 2007.

In October 2007, S.M. Entertainment announced that Han Geng, a member of Super-Junior and Lau were chosen to form a sub-group of Super Junior, called Super Junior-M.

2013–current: Return to Super Junior-M and solo debut[change | change source]

Lau featured in Girls' Generation performance of "Romantic Fantasy" on MBC's Music Core. He performed "I Am" by Yoon Mi-rae with Yuri and Hyoyeon on January 1, 2013.

Super Junior-M's comeback in June 2013, with their second album, Break Down, was released on January 7, 2013, along with the single, which has the same name. The Korean version was released on January 31, 2013.

On February 6, 2013 Lau was announced to be a contestant in the celebrity version of MasterChef Korea, airing on Olive TV.

On June 7, Lau released his debut single "Trap", along with the music video of it.

Discography[change | change source]

  • Trap (2013)
Digital albums
  • 1-4-3 (I Love You) (2013)

References[change | change source]

  1. Herman, Tamar (9 July 2015). "Henry Lau Worries About EXO's Below The Belt Actions towards Him". KPopStarz. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  2. "Henry Lau Profile". Daily Kpop News. Retrieved 12 October 2016.