Samuel Hui

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Samuel Hui
Background information
Chinese name許冠傑 (traditional)
Chinese name许冠杰 (simplified)
PinyinXǔ Guàn jié (Mandarin)
Jyutpingheoi2 gun3 git6 (Cantonese)
Birth nameSamuel Hui Koon-kit
OriginHong Kong
Born (1948-09-06) 6 September 1948 (age 70)
Hong Kong
Other name(s)god of songs (歌神), Sam哥
OccupationMusician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor
Genre(s)Cantopop, Hong Kong English pop
Instrument(s)Vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, harmonica, bass guitar, violin, drums
Years active1967–92
Associated actsHarmonicks (1964), Bar Six (1965) , The Lotus
Spouse(s)Rebecca Hui(1972-present)
ChildrenRyan Hui
Scott Hui
ParentsHui Sai-cheung (father)
Lee See-wun (mother)
AncestryPanyu (Now Canton), Guangdong
Influenced byElvis Presley
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hui.

Samuel Hui Koon-kit (born 6 September 1948), usually known as Sam Hui, is a Hong Kong Cantopop musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is credited with popularizing Cantopop. His music includes Western-style music and popular, street Cantonese jargon in his lyrics writing.

Discography[change | change source]

Cantonese albums[change | change source]

English albums[change | change source]

  • Time of The Season (1971)
  • Morning After (1974)
  • Interlude (1975)
  • Came Travelling (1977)

Filmography[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

Preceded by
Lau Dong
Golden Needle Award of RTHK Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award
Succeeded by
Tang Ti-sheng