Symphonic Concert in Valentine's Day - In Memory of Teresa Teng

2010-02-09 10:56 BJT

Venue: Beijing Exhibition Theater
Time: 2010/2/14
Price: 100 180 280 380 580 880 699

Symphonic Concert in Valentine's Day - In Memory of Teresa Teng 
Symphonic Concert in Valentine's Day - In Memory of Teresa

Teresa Teng was a hugely popular singer from Taiwan who passed away in 1995. She remains the highest selling Asian artist of all time with over 100 million records sold. It’s been said that “Wherever there are Chinese people, the songs of Teresa Teng can be heard.”

Teresa Teng, was an immensely popular and influential Chinese pop singer from Taiwan. Teresa Teng's voice and songs are instantly recognized throughout east Asia and in areas with large Asian populations. It is often said, "Wherever there are Chinese people, the songs of Teresa Teng can be heard." Her songs also enjoy huge popularity among Korean, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Indonesian listeners.

Teng was known for her folk songs and romantic ballads. Many became standards in her lifetime, such as "When Will You Return?" and "The Moon Represents My Heart". She recorded songs not only in her native Mandarin but also in Taiwanese, Cantonese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and English.

Teng, a lifelong sufferer from asthma, died in 1995 from a severe respiratory attack while vacationing in Thailand. She was 42.

Well, there’s a whole lot of Chinese people in Beijing and this look back at Teng’s songbook – which just happens to be chockfull of romantic ballads – will be a Valentine’s Day treat for all Teresa Teng fans.

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