Leslie Cheung (Zhang Guo Rong)

Leslie Cheung (Zhang Guo Rong)

Artist Information

Leslie Cheung (Zhang Guo Rong)
  • Name :
  • Leslie Cheung (张国荣)
  • Pinyin :
  • Zhang Guo Rong
  • Other Names :
  • 哥哥
  • Nationality :
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Birth :
  • Sept. 12, 1956
  • Died :
  • Apr. 1, 2003, 46 years old
  • Genres :
  • Cantopop, Mandopop

Artist Introduction

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Lesile Cheung Summary

Leslie Cheung (Zhang Guo Rong), born in 1956 and died on April 1st, 2003, is a famous singer and actor and musician all over the Chinese society, one of the most important singers in 1980s.

Leslie Cheung is a successful singer, he not only got the top of his career, but also kept his position for 20 years, he never faded.

Leslie Cheung Biography

As a singer, Leslie Cheung is one of the representational persons in Cantonese music.

He won the 2nd place in Amateur Singer of Asia Contest in 1977, and went into Music career since then. Leslie released album Feng ji xu chui (风继续吹), the same name title song became one of the most popular songs.

In 1984, his song Monica was sang through out all streets. Monica also became the milestone work in Hong Kong pop music.

In 1987, Leslie's album Summer Romane became best seller of IFPI that year, since then his album kept breaking this record.

Leslie Cheung's album Chong ai (宠爱) sold out 2,000,000 copies in one year, it's the NO. 1 album in rank published by IFPI.

Leslie outside China

Leslie is also well-known in Asian regions.

Since 1980s, he was already popular in South Korea, he was one of the most popular foreign pop stars there. In 1987, his album Ai mu (爱慕) sold out 300,000 copies in Korea, broke the record of Chinese album sales in Korea.

Leslie held 20 concerts in Japan, this broke the record of Chinese male artists' concerts in Japan.

Leslie is also popular in Europe and America. In 1994, his movie Ba wang bie ji (霸王别姬) won the Best foreign movie of Golden Global award.

Farewell to Leslie

At 18:41 p.m. April 1st, 2003, Leslie Cheung jumped off from the 24th floor of Hong Kong Oriental Wenhua Hotel, and died at 19:06 in hospital, Leslie was 46 when he died.

The night of his gone was considered an end of an era.

Albums List

Leslie Cheung  feng-ji-xu-chui-album Album
Feng ji xu chui
风继续吹
1983-04-10
Leslie Cheung chong-ai-zhang-guo-rong-album
Chong ai
宠爱
1995-01-01
Leslie Cheung ying-xiong-ben-se Album
Ying xiong ben se
英雄本色
1996-07-01
Leslie Cheung Leslie Album
Leslie
Leslie
1984-01-01
Leslie Cheung Cross-Over Album
Cross Over
Cross Over
2002-07-01
Leslie Cheung Stand-Up Album
Stand Up
Stand Up
1986-05-01
Leslie Cheung Virgin-Snow Album
Virgin Snow
Virgin Snow
1988-01-01
Leslie Cheung zhe-xie-nian-lai Album
Zhe xie nian lai
这些年来
1998-02-01
Leslie Cheung mi-huo-wo Album
Mi huo wo
迷惑我
1986-10-01
Leslie Cheung You ling kai shi album
You ling kai shi
由零开始
1989-07-01
Leslie Cheung Yi pian chi Album
Yi pian chi
一片痴
1983-04-01
Leslie Cheung Final Encounter Album
Final Encounter
Final Encounter
1989-01-01
Leslie Cheung Summer Romance 87 Album
Summer Romance 87
Summer Romance 87
1987-01-01
Leslie Cheung Wei ni zhong qing Album
Wei ni zhong qing
为你钟情
1985-01-01
Leslie Cheung Qing ren jian Album
Qing ren jian
情人箭
1979-09-01
Leslie Cheung Always in My Heart Album
Always in My Heart
常在心头
1995-12-19
Leslie Cheung hong Album
Hong

1996-01-01
Leslie Cheung  Album
Dou feng xin qing
兜风心情
1989-01-01
Leslie Cheung chun-tian Album
Chun tian
春天
1998-01-01