Kwon Ri-se

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Kwon Ri-se
Rise Kwon in October 2013 (2).jpg
Kwon at Incheon Festival Ara in 2013
Background information
Birth name Kwon Ri-se
Also known as RiSe
Born (1991-08-16)August 16, 1991
Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Died September 7, 2014(2014-09-07) (aged 23)
Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010–2014
Labels KeyEast (2011–2013)
Polaris Entertainment
(2013-2014)
Associated acts Ladies' Code (2013–2014)
Korean name
Hangul 권리세
Hanja 權梨世
Revised Romanization Gwon Ri-se
McCune–Reischauer Kwŏn Ri-se
Stage name
Hangul 리세
Revised Romanization Ri-se
McCune–Reischauer Ri-se

Kwon Ri-sae (Hangul: 권리세; born August 16, 1991 – September 7, 2014) or Kwon Ri-se, better known by her stage name Rise (stylized as RiSe), was a South Korean singer. She was a member of the K-pop girl group Ladies' Code under Polaris Entertainment.

Ladies Code was in a car accident in the early morning hours of September 3, 2014 around 1 am. The group was on their way back to Seoul after performing. The driver, the group's manager, was speeding on a slippery road due to rain and lost control of the van. The van lost a backwheel and collided with a guardrail. Bandmate, Go Eunbi, was killed instantly by the crash. Other members, Ashley and Zuny, suffered minor injuries while member Sojung suffered major injuries, including a broken jaw. Rise died at 10:10AM local time on September 7, 2014 surrounded by her family, in Aju University Hospital after being in a coma since the accident and undergoing numerous surgeries. Her public funeral was held on September 9, 2014. Her body was then cremated and her remains were taken by her family to be laid to rest in a private funeral in Japan. [1] She was 23 years old.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "[BREAKING] Ladies' Code's RiSe passes away". Allkpop. 6 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  2. 이, 승록 (7 September 2014). "레이디스코드 권리세, 7일 오전 끝내 세상 떠났다" (in Korean). MyDaily. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  3. 김, 수정 (7 September 2014). "레이디스코드 리세 오늘 오전 10시 사망..향년 23세" (in Korean). TV Report. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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