FACTOID # 18: Alaska spends more money per capita on elementary and secondary education than any other state.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Teresa Teng
Teresa Teng

Chinese name 鄧麗君 (Traditional)
Chinese name 邓丽君 (Simplified)
Pinyin Dèng Lìjūn (Mandarin)
Jyutping dang6 lai6 gwan1 (Cantonese)
Birth name Teng Li-Chun
Ancestry Hebei
Origin Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born January 29, 1953(1953-01-29)
Yunlin, Taiwan
Died May 8, 1995 (aged 42)
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Resting place Chin Pao San
25°15′04″N 121°36′14″E / 25.251, 121.604
Other name(s) Teresa Tang, Teresa Deng
Occupation Singer
Genre(s) Mandopop, Cantopop, J-Pop
Instrument(s) Singing
Label(s) Polydor, PolyGram
Years active 19671995

Teresa Teng (January 29, 1953May 8, 1995) (traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Dèng Lìjūn; simplified Chinese: ), sometimes spelled as Teresa Tang or Teresa Deng, was a legendary and influential C-pop singer from Yunlin County, Taiwan. She enjoyed immense popularity amongst all Chinese-speaking communities and in the rest of East Asia, particularly in Japan, for around 30 years. Teng was known for her folk songs and romantic ballads, which remain popular to this day. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Source: http://www. ... Traditional Chinese (Traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字, Simplified Chinese: 正体字/繁体字) refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article is on all of the Northern and Southwestern Chinese dialects. ... This article is about all of the Cantonese (Yue) dialects. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Yunlin County (雲林縣, pinyin: Yúnlín Xiàn) is a county in Western Taiwan. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... A street scene in Chiang Mai, showing (centre right), a gate of the old city wall. ... Chin Pao San (金寶山; jinbaoshan) is a cemetery located in the mountains near the town of Jinshan, in northern Taiwan. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mandopop (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a colloquial abbreviation for Mandarin popular music. It is also referred to as Mandapop. ... Cantopop (Chinese: 粵語流行曲) is a colloquial abbreviation for Cantonese popular music. It is also referred to as HK-pop, short for Hong Kong popular music. It is categorized as a subgenre of Chinese popular music within C-pop. ... J-pop (or Jpop) is an abbreviation of Japanese pop. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... Harry Belafonte singing, photograph by C. van Vechten Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with speech. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... 1920s vintage Polydor export label with its double-horn gramophone logo In 1954 Polydor Records introduced their distinctive orange label. ... PolyGram was the name from 1972 of the major label recording company started by Philips as a holding company for its music interests in 1945. ... The year 1967 was an important year for psychedelic music, with releases from Small Faces Itchycoo Park,The Doors (The Doors, Strange Days), Jefferson Airplane (Surrealistic Pillow, After Bathing at Baxters), the Beatles Sgt. ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 // January 18 - Jerry Garcia wrecks his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... C-pop is an abbreviation for Chinese pop. ... Yunlin County (雲林縣, pinyin: Yúnlín Xiàn) is a county in Western Taiwan. ... East Asia Geographic East Asia. ...


She recorded many famous songs, including "When Will You Return?" (simplified Chinese: 何日君再来; pinyin: Hé Rì Jūn Zài Lái). In addition to her Mandarin repertoire, she also recorded songs in Taiwanese, Cantonese, Japanese, Indonesian and English. Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... This article is on all of the Northern and Southwestern Chinese dialects. ... For other uses, see Formosan languages, Taiwanese Mandarin, and Languages of Taiwan. ... This article is about all of the Cantonese (Yue) dialects. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...

Contents

Biography

Teresa Teng was born in a village in Yunlin County, Taiwan, to a mainland Chinese family originating from Hebei province. She was educated at Ginling Girls High School. Yunlin County (雲林縣, pinyin: Yúnlín Xiàn) is a county in Western Taiwan. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


As a young child, Teresa possessed a singing voice that won her many awards at talent competitions. Her first major award was in 1964 when she sang "Visiting Yingtai" from Shaw Brothers' Huangmei opera movie, "The Love Eterne" (梁山伯与祝英台), at an event hosted by China Radio Station (Taiwan). Her singing proved successful and helped her family through the tough times of Taiwan's developing economy in the 1960s. To support her father, Teresa quit high school to pursue singing professionally. The Shaw Studio (邵氏片場), owned by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... The Love Eterne (梁山伯與祝英台, Liang Shan Ba yu Zhu Ying Tai) is a 1963 musical film directed by Li Han Hsiang. ...


In 1968, she became famous after giving a performance on a popular music programme in Taiwan, and released several albums within the next few years under the Life Records label. In 1973, she attempted to crack the Japanese market by signing with Polydor Japan records label, and taking part in Japan's Kōhaku Uta Gassen, a year-round singing match of the most successful artists of that year, and won the prize for "Best New Singing Star".[1] Polydor Records is a record label once headquartered in Germany. ... Kōhaku Uta Gassen ), more commonly known as simply Kōhaku, is an annual music show on the New Years Eve produced by Japanese public broadcaster NHK and broadcast on both television and radio, nationally and internationally by NHKs networks and some overseas (mainly cable) broadcasters which bought...


In 1974, with the song "Airport" (空港), she conquered Japan, where she remained a leading star despite a short exile in 1979 when she was deported for having entered on a fake Indonesian passport, bought for $20,000, a subterfuge rendered necessary by a break in relations between Taiwan and Japan on China's entry to the UN Security Council. Singing by now in Cantonese, Japanese and English as well as her native Mandarin, Teng was soon popular as far as Malaysia and Indonesia.


In 1983, she released her most-acclaimed album Light Exquisite Feeling (淡淡幽情). This album comprised of 12 Ci poems from both the Tang and Song dynasties set to a blend of modern Western and traditional Chinese music written by various composers, several who were involved in many of Teresa's previous albums. The most famous song from the album is "Wishing We Last Forever" (但愿人长久), best known to the current generation through the cover version by Faye Wong. CI can mean: Cayman Islands Certificate of Identity of colonial Hong Kong certificate of insurance Chile, FIPS Pub 10-4 and obsolete NATO digram China Airlines, the IATA airline designator Christmas Island, an external territory of Australia Cocos Island, off the Republic of Costa Rica Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an external... For the band, see Tang Dynasty (band). ... Northern Song in 1111 AD Capital Bianjing (汴京) (960–1127) Linan (臨安) (1127–1276) Language(s) Chinese Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism Government Monarchy Emperor  - 960–976 Emperor Taizu  - 1126–1127 Emperor Qinzong  - 1127–1162 Emperor Gaozong  - 1278–1279 Emperor Bing History  - Zhao Kuangyin taking over the throne of the Later Zhou... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


Teresa Teng's music is still well known today, throughout Asia and beyond. She was so popular that her music was banned for several years in Mainland China in the early 1980s for being too "bourgeois". Even though she had hoped to hold a concert in Tiananmen Square and was even publicly invited by the Chinese government, she would never have the opportunity to perform in China.[2] She performed in Paris during the 1989 Tiananmen student uprising, singing for the students and proclaiming her support for them and for democracy. On May 27th, 1989, over 300,000 people gathered at the Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong for a gathering called "Democratic songs dedicated for China" (民主歌聲獻中華), where she performed the song "My home is on the other side of the mountain."[3] ... For the 1989 protest, see Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. ... The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, commonly referred to as the Tiananmen Square Massacre,[1] were a series of demonstrations led by students, intellectuals, and labor activists in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) between April 15 and June 4, 1989. ... Happy Valley Horse Racing Track is one of the two racecourses for horse racing in Hong Kong. ...


She sang many Japanese songs, including her own originals such as "Airport" (空港) and "I Only Care About You" (時の流れに身をまかせ or 我只在乎你), as well as some in tribute to original artists like Southern All Stars, most of which were re-written with Chinese lyrics. Southern All Stars ) is a Japanese pop rock band formed in Kanagawa, fronted by lead singer and singer-songwriter Keisuke Kuwata. ...


Death and commemorations

Long time asthmatic, Teng died from a severe asthma attack while on holiday in Chiang Mai, Thailand at the age of 42 (43 by Chinese reckoning) on May 8, 1995. She was given a state funeral at home in Taiwan, with the Republic of China flag draped over her coffin and the ROC President Lee Teng-hui, Taipei Mayor Chen Shui-bien, and many other notable politicians in attendance. A street scene in Chiang Mai, showing (centre right), a gate of the old city wall. ... East Asian age reckoning is a concept that originated in China and is used in East Asian countries. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ... Lee Teng-hui (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) born January 15, 1923) is a politician of Taiwan. ... Chen Shui-bian, President of the Republic of China Chen Shui-bian (ch. ...


She was buried in a mountainside tomb at Chin Pao San (金寶山; Jinbaoshan, literally Golden Treasure Mountain), a cemetery near Jinshan, Taipei County in Taiwan. A memorial was built at the tomb with a statue of Teng and her stage clothes on display, with her music playing in the background. There is also a large electronic piano keyboard that visitors can play by stepping on the keys. The tomb is well visited by her fans, a notable departure from traditional Chinese culture shunning visits to burial sites.[4] Chin Pao San (金寶山; jinbaoshan) is a cemetery located in the mountains near the town of Jinshan, in northern Taiwan. ... Jinshan (金山) is a rural township in northern Taipei County, Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. ... Taipei County (Chinese: 台北縣; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei Hsien; POJ: Tâi-pak-koān) is located in northern Taiwan and encircles Taipei City. ...


A house she bought in 1986 in Hong Kong at No. 18 Carmel Street also become a site of pilgrimage for her fans soon after her death. Plans to sell the home to finance a museum in Shanghai were made known in 2002,[5] and subsequently sold for HK 32 million. It closed on what would have been her 51st birthday on January 29, 2004.[6] Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


To commemorate the 10th anniversary of her death, Teresa Teng Culture and Education Foundation launched a campaign entitled "Feel Teresa Teng". In addition to organizing an anniversary concert in Hong Kong and Taiwan, music fans paid homage at her shrine at Chin Pao San Cemetery. Additionally, some of her dresses, jewelry and personal items were placed on exhibition at Yuzi Paradise, an art park outside Guilin, China.[7] position of Guilin in Guangxi Guilin in Guangxi Guilin (Chinese: æ¡‚æž—; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuei-lin, Postal System Pinyin: Kweilin; Zhuang: Gveilinz) is one of Chinas most picturesque cities, with a population of 670,000, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the Peoples...


In May 2002, the wax figure of Teng was unveiled at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. Madame Tussauds Hong Kong inside The Peak Tower on Hong Kong Island. ...


Influence on popular culture

  • Her songs were so popular in Chinese Karaoke bars that they bypassed mainland censorship, and it was said that "by day, Deng Xiaoping rules China, but by night, Deng Lijun rules."[8]
  • Teng's songs have been sung by other singers, most notably Faye Wong who released a tribute album (Decadent Sounds of Faye) consisting entirely of cover songs originally sung by Teresa Teng. Timi Zhuo is also known for singing her songs, and has been called her "second generation" because they both share the same soft voice and a similar singing style.[citation needed]
  • In the 1996 Hong Kong film Comrades: Almost a Love Story (甜蜜蜜), directed by Peter Chan, the life and death of Teresa Teng is featured as a subplot to the main story.
  • Her songs are played in various films, e.g. Rush Hour 2.
  • In 2007, TV Asahi produced a tanpatsu (単発, TV movie), entitled Teresa Teng Monogatari (テレサ・テン物語)[9] to commemorate the 13th anniversary of her death. Actress Yoshino Kimura starred as Teresa Teng.

For other uses see Karaoke (disambiguation) A karaoke machine Karaoke from Japanese kara, empty or void, and ōkesutora, orchestra) (pronounced IPA: or ; in Japanese IPA: ;  ) is a form of entertainment in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music using a microphone and a PA system. ... Within the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), there is heavy government involvement in the media, with many of the largest media organizations (namely CCTV, the Peoples Daily, and Xinhua) being agencies of the government of the PRC. There are certain taboos and red lines within the media in... Deng Xiaoping   (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Teng Hsiao-ping; August 22, 1904 – February 19, 1997) was a prominent Chinese politician and reformer, and the late leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Peter Chan, or Chan Ho-sun (陳可辛; born in 1962 in Hong Kong) is a film director and producer. ... Rush Hour 2 is a 2001 martial arts/buddy cop film starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... TV Asahi Corporation ) (TYO: 9409 ), also known as EX and Tele-Asa ), is a television network headquartered in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. ... Kimura Yoshino (木村佳乃 born April 10, 1976 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress. ...

Some of her most popular songs

  • "When Will You Return?" - This theme song was also unofficially used in Meteor Garden where Shan Tsai's mother (Tsukushi) sings the first few stanzas. This song was originally sung by the Shanghai songstress Zhou Xuan
  • "Endless Love" (Bu Liao Qing)- This was a song originally sang by Koo Mei, who sang on behalf of the late actress Lin Dai in the movie with the same name (Bu Liao Qing), then popularized by Poon Sow Keng (another singer at the same generation with Lin Dai, Koo Mei, etc.) in about the mid-1960s. This was covered by Tsa Chin and a Cantonese version was sung by Anita Mui. This was later given a rap version by David Tao
  • "Wine Added to Coffee" - This theme song was unofficially used in Meteor Garden II when Shan Tsai's father gets drunk after work where a few stanzas were sung
  • "As Gentle As a Breeze" (simplified Chinese: 恰似你的温柔; pinyin: Qià Sì Nǐ De Wēn Róu, lit: Just Like Your Tenderness), covering a song originally recorded by Tsai Chin (蔡琴)
  • "A Small Wish" (simplified Chinese: 一个小心愿; pinyin: Yī Gè Xiǎo Xīn Yuàn)
  • "The Milky Way" (simplified Chinese: 云河; pinyin: Yún Hé, lit: Cloud River)
  • "Fragrance of the Night" (simplified Chinese: 夜来香; pinyin: Yè Lái Xiāng)
  • "How Would You Explain" (simplified Chinese: 你怎么说; pinyin: Kàn Jīn Tiān Nǐ Zěn Mé Shuō, lit: Let's See What You'll Say Today)
  • "Raining on the East Mountain" (simplified Chinese: 东山飘雨西山晴; pinyin: Dōng Shān Piāo Yǔ Xī Shān Qíng, lit: East Mountain Raining West Mountain Clear)
  • "Don't pick the roadside flowers" (路边的野花不要采)- composed by a Malaysian songwriter, and released in 1973, Teresa's early songs (before her debut in Japan in 1974) were mainly dominated by Chinese-folk aura, although "acculturated" with modern instruments.
  • "The Moon Represents My Heart" (Chinese: 月亮代表我的心; pinyin: Yuè Liàng Dài Biǎo Wǒ De Xīn) - This song has been popularized by other artists like the late Leslie Cheung in the album Forever, Jerry Yan in the F4 concerts and Sammi Cheng with Jerry Yan in a duet. A fast version was sung by Linda Wong. The late Anita Mui sang this song as a tribute to Teresa Teng; she had also performed it as a duet with Andy Lau. A rap format was made by David Tao. This song was also translated into Filipino and sung by Zsa Zsa Padilla for the film Mano Po 2. Kim Chiu also sang her own version of the song. This remains her masterpiece (most popular song) since its release (1978) to this date. Most people described this song as "Teresa Teng's Trademark"
  • "Stroll on the Road of Life" (Chinese: 漫步人生路; pinyin: Màn Bù Rén Shēng Lù)
  • "Your Sweet Smiles" (Chinese: 甜蜜蜜; pinyin: Tián Mì Mì, lit: Sweet Honey Honey) - This song was later used in Love Storm, sung by Leon Lai in a livelier format and by Machi Didi in a rap format. The late Roman Tam also sang this in tribute to Teresa Teng. Various sources said, this song were based on Indonesian folk song.
  • "On the Other Side of the Water" (Chinese: 在水一方; pinyin: Zài Shǔi Yī Fāng)
  • "Small Town Story" (Chinese: 小城故事; pinyin: Xiǎo Chéng Gù Shì)
  • "Forget Him" (simplified Chinese: 忘记他; pinyin: Wàng Jì Tā)
  • "Do You Know Whom I Love" (simplified Chinese: 你可知道我爱谁; pinyin: Nǐ Kě Zhī Dào Wǒ Ài Shéi)
  • "Thank You" (simplified Chinese: 谢谢你; pinyin: Xiè Xiè Nǐ)
  • "Goodbye My Love" (simplified Chinese: 再见,我的爱人; pinyin: Zài Jiàn, Wǒ De Ài Rén, Indonesian language: Selamat Tinggal Kekasih) - This is Teresa Teng's most popular song in Indonesia. Teresa Teng recorded the Indonesian version of this song in 1977, translated by Indonesian composer A. Riyanto for her only album in Indonesian
  • "Wishing We Last Forever" (Chinese: 但愿人长久/水调歌头; pinyin: Dàn Yuàn Rén Cháng Jǐu/Shuǐ Diāo Gē Tou) - A traditional poem, transformed into a song. Faye Wong later covered this song. Jolin Tsai also sang this song while Jay Zhou was on piano
  • "How Many Worries" (Chinese: 几多愁/虞美人; pinyin: Jǐ Duō Chóu/Yú Měi Rén) - Another poem turned into a song
  • "I Only Care About You" (traditional Chinese: 我只在乎你; pinyin: Wǒ Zhǐ Zài hū Nǐ; Japanese: 時の流れに身をまかせ (Toki-ni nagare-ni mi-o makase), "I Leave Myself in the Hands of The Flow of Time") - She also sang this in a duet with Itsuki Hiroshi, and Jackie Chan released a duet cover version of it on one of his albums after her death, adding lyrics about her to honor her memory (Teresa's voice was mixed posthumously). Gigi Leung also released her own cover version of this song.
  • "Fruit" (Japanese: 別れの予感 (Wakare-no yokan))
  • "To Live With You From Now On" (Japanese: あなたと共に生きてゆく)(Anata to Tomo ni Ikite Yuku) - This was her last Japanese single. This song was re-sung by the song's lyricist Zard's Izumi Sakai in 2005. Surprisingly, the new version included music played by Erhu and contained Mandarin dialogues, in memory of Teng's 10th death anniversary.
  • "Airport" or "Lover's Concern" (空港)or (情人的关怀): This was her first Japanese original hit, released on July 1, 1974. This song and album made Teresa's popularity in Japan (& probably the rest of the Asia (or the world?)) boosted dramatically.
  • "The Night Ferryboat" or "You are in my Heart" (夜のフェリーボート) (你在我心中): This is another famous Japanese original song that was sung by various singers like Fay Wong.
  • "Night in Hong Kong" (香港の夜) or (香港之夜)
  • "Lover" (爱人)
  • "Love Compensation" (償い) or (偿还)

Meteor Garden (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a Taiwanese drama that began its broadcast 12 April 2001 on China Television. ... Zhou Xuan Zhou Xuan (周璇, Wades-Giles: Zhou Hsuan) (1 August 1918 - 22 September 1957, Shanghai) was a popular Chinese singer and film actress. ... David Tao (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; born July 11, 1969) is a popular Taiwanese singer-songwriter. ... Meteor Garden II, or 流星花園 II in Mandarin, is a Taiwanese drama starring the popular boy band F4 (Jerry Yan, Vic Zhou, Vanness Wu and Ken Zhu) and Barbie Hsu. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Tsai Chin (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Minnan: Chhoà Khîm) is a pop and folk singer from Taiwan (her ancestral home is in Hubei). ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing (September 12, 1956 – April 1, 2003) (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; Cantonese IPA: , Jyutping: zoeng1 gwok3 wing4; Mandarin Pinyin: Zhāng Guóróng, Wade-Giles: Chang Kuo-jung; nickname Gor-gor (哥哥, Elder Brother in Cantonese), was an actor and musician from Hong Kong. ... Jerry Yan (言承旭, pinyin: Yán Chéngxù, Cantonese pronunciation: Yin Seng Yuk, Vietnamese: Ngon Thua Huc)(born January 1, 1977), real name Liao Yangzhen (廖洋震), is an actor, singer and member of the popular Taiwanese boy band F4. ... F4 is an extremely popular Taiwanese boy band from Taiwan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Linda Wong (born September 13, 1951 in San Francisco, California - died December 17, 1987 in Petaluma, California of an accidental drug overdose) is a former pornographic actress and one of the first Asians to become a star in the adult film industry. ... Anita Mui Yim-fong (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Cantonese Yale: muìh yihm fòng; October 10, 1963–December 30, 2003) was a popular Hong Kong pop singer and actress. ... Andy Lau Tak-Wah (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Liú Déhuá; Cantonese Yale: Lau Dak-Wa; born September 27, 1961 in Hong Kong as 劉福榮 Lau Fuk-Wing) is a Hong Kong Cantopop star, movie actor and producer. ... David Tao (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; born July 11, 1969) is a popular Taiwanese singer-songwriter. ... Zsa Zsa Padilla is a Filipino singer and actress. ... Kimberly Sue Yap Chiu [1] (born April 19, 1990) was born in Xiamen, China and migrated to Cebu City at the age of 3. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Roman Tam Pak-sin (real name 譚百先, stage name 羅文, nickname 蘿記 or Law Kee) (born February 16, 1950 - October 18, 2002) was a canto-pop singer. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Forget Him (忘記他) is arguably the most widely known Cantonese pop song ever produced. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Simplified Chinese character (Simplified Chinese: or ; traditional Chinese: or ; pinyin: or ) is one of two standard sets of Chinese characters of the contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) is the official language of Indonesia. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Shui diao ge tou (Traditional Chinese: 水調歌頭; Simplified Chinese: 水调歌头; Pinyin: Shuǐ diào gē tóu) is the name of a poem by the Song dynasty poet Su Shi, commonly known as Su Dongpo. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Pinyin, more formally called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ), is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Chan Kong-Sang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), also known as Jackie Chan Sing Lung (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) or Jackie Chan SBS, (born on April 7, 1954) is a Chinese martial artist, action star, actor, director, screenwriter, film producer, singer and stunt performer. ... Gigi Leung Wing Kei (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Liáng Yǒngqí; Cantonese Yale: Leung Wing-Kei; born 25 March 1976) is a Hong Kong singer and actress. ... All Zard singles and albums were exhibited in Zards agency after Sakais death. ... Izumi Sakai (坂井泉水, born Sachiko Kamachi 蒲池幸子, 6 February 1967 – 27 May 2007) was a J-pop singer, song writer, and member of the group Zard. ... Side view of an erhu. ...

Major song awards she received in Japan

Teresa Teng received the following major song awards in Japan. [10]

  • The Japan Record Awards (日本レコード大賞, Nihon Rekōdo Taishō)

Awarded each year are: Grand Prix (1), Best Song Award (1), Best New Singer Award (1), Gold Awards (10), New Singers Award (5), and more than 20 other awards.


Teresa Teng won the New Singers Award (新人賞) for her 「空港」(Kūkō) in 1974, and the Gold Award (金賞) in 1986 for her 「時の流れに身をまかせ」 (Toki no Nagare ni Mi o Makase). In 1995, she was awarded the Special Merit Award (特別功労賞).

  • All-Japan Cable Radio Awards (全日本有線放送大賞, Zen-Nihon Yūsen Hōsō Taishō)

Awarded each year are: Grand Prix (1) and about 15 other awards.


Teresa Teng won the Grand Prix (グランプリ)three times, as follows: for her 「つぐない」 (Tsugunai) in 1984, 「愛人」(Aijin) in 1985, and 「時の流れに身をまかせ」(Toki no Nagare ni Mi o Makase) in 1986. This was the first time that any singer had won the Grand Prix for three years in a row.


In 1987, she won the Outstanding Star Award (優秀スター賞) for her 「別れの予感」(Wakare no Yokan).

  • Japan Cable Radio Awards (日本有線大賞, Nihon Yūsen Taishō)

Awards Teresa Teng received were as follows:


1984: the Grand Prix (大賞), the Best Hit Award, and the Cable Radio Music Award -- for 「つぐない」 (Tsugunai) .


1985: the Grand Prix, the Best Hit Award, and the Cable Radio Music Award -- for 「愛人」(Aijin) .


1986: the Grand Prix, the Best Hit Award, and the Cable Radio Music Award -- for 「時の流れに身をまかせ」(Toki no Nagare ni Mi o Makase) .


Again, this was the first time that any singer had won the Grand Prix for three years in a row.


1987 and 1988: the Cable Radio Music Award for her 「別れの予感」(Wakare no Yokan).


1995: She was awarded the Cable Radio Special Merit Award (有線功労賞) for having won the Grand Prix three years in a row,


References

  1. ^ "Pop diva Teresa Teng lives on in Chinese hearts", China Daily, 2005-05-12. Retrieved on 2007-03-23. 
  2. ^ Zhao, Lei. "Why Teresa Teng Could Not Visit Mainland China", Southern Weekend (via Sina.com), August 3, 2006. Retrieved on 2007-03-23. 
  3. ^ Video at YouTube.com
  4. ^ Teresa Teng's grave. North Coast & Guanyinshang official website. Retrieved 2 Jan 2007.
  5. ^ Taiwanese diva's home 'for sale'. BBC news, 29 July 2002. Retrieved 2 Jan 2007.
  6. ^ A Retrospective Look at 2004. HKVP Radio, Dec 2004. Retrieved 2 Jan 2007.
  7. ^ "Teresa Teng in loving memory forever", China Daily, 2005-05-08. Retrieved on 2007-03-23. 
  8. ^ Reed, Barbara Edith. Davison, Gary Marvin. 1998. Culture and Customs of Taiwan, Greenwood Press. ISBN 0313302987
  9. ^ テレビ朝日|スペシャルドラマ テレサ・テン物語
  10. ^ " テレサ・テン データべース (Teresa Teng Database)" , Retrieved 14 Dec 2007.

Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

External links

Awards
Preceded by
George Lam
Golden Needle Award of RTHK Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award
1995
Succeeded by
Alan Tam
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ... George Lam Chi Cheung (Chinese : 林子祥) was born on October 2, 1947, is a popular veteran singer in Hong Kong. ... Television Programs RTHK produces public affairs television programs which are broadcast by Hong Kongs three commercial television channels, TVB, ATV and Cable TV. These programmes include Hong Kong Connection (鏗鏘集), A Week in Politics (議事論事), Media Watch (傳媒春秋) and Police Magazine (警訊). ... Alan Tam Wing Lun (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; born 23 August 1950) is a Hong Kong cantopop singer and a film actor. ...

  Results from FactBites:
 
Millennial Fair – Teresa Teng (780 words)
Teresa was born in 1953, her father was a great fan of the Peking Opera, and Teresa always followed him along, no doubt her love for music was developed there.
Teresa started singing herself when she was only a few years old, and she quit middle school in her third year to start performing in floor shows.
Teresa saw it as her duty to help lift the spirits of the Taiwanese, and was present at all National Festivities and continued her performances for the armed forces.
Travel Taiwan, Taiwan News , Taiwan Photo » Travel to Taiwan “Teresa Teng’s Grave” (379 words)
The nearest Taiwan has to Graceland, the mountainside tomb of Teresa Teng - an immensely popular singer who died in 1995, aged 43 - attracts a stream of the lady’s most ardent fans.
Teng (known to ethnic Chinese as Deng Lijun) was born in Taiwan in 1953, and remains the most famous female singer ever in Chinese communities around the world.
The memorial includes displays of Teng’s stage clothes, a white statue of the late singer, and - of course - recordings of her most famous songs.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m