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|Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing|
Cheung performing at a concert in 1997.
|Chinese name||張國榮 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||张国荣 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Zhāng Guóróng (Mandarin)|
|Jyutping||Zoeng1 Gwok3wing4 (Cantonese)|
|Born||12 September 1956|
|Died||1 April 2003 (aged 46)|
|Other name(s)||Gor Gor (哥哥)|
|Label(s)||Polydor Records, Capital Artists, Cinepoly Records, Rock Records, Universal Music Group|
Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing (12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong Kong singer and actor. He is considered "one of the founder fathers of Cantopop" by "combining a hugely successful film and music career."
References[change | change source]
- "Sina Entertainment News". Xinhua News Agency. 3 April 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2012. (Chinese)
- "Sina Entertainment News". Sina Corp. Retrieved 28 March 2012.
- Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, "World Music Volume 2: Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific", P54., BBC Radio, ISBN 1-85828-636-0