Alex To

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Alex To
Alex To 2010.jpg
Alex To performing in 2010
Background information
Chinese name杜德偉 (traditional)
Chinese name杜德伟 (simplified)
Pinyindu4 de2 wei3 (Mandarin)
BornAlejandro Delfino
(1962-02-10) 10 February 1962 (age 56)
Hong Kong
Other namesTo Tak-wai
OriginHong Kong
OccupationSinger, actor
Years active1985–present
Genre(s)Cantopop, Mandopop, R&B
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar, cello
Label(s)Rock Records
AncestryShanghai, China
Websitehttp://www.alexto.hk
Awards
New Talent Singing Awards
1985 Winner
Other awards
15th Global Chinese Music Award Honorary award

Alex To (born Alejandro Delfino on 10 February 1962) is a Hong Kong and Taiwan based singer and actor. He is the winner of the 4th annual New Talent Singing Awards in 1985. He has released numerous albums throughout his career and mainly has R&B influenced songs.

Biography[edit]

Early life and career[edit]

Alex To was born and raised in Hong Kong to a Filipino singer father Ollie Delfino and the Chinese singer Chang Loo. In 1980, at the age of 18, he studied abroad in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada majoring in commercial design. In 1985, at age 23, he graduated from university and worked as an Art Director back in Hong Kong. That same year, he entered the 4th annual New Talent Singing Awards and won first place (the Gold Award). He was then signed to Capital Artists and began his career in the music industry. His debut Cantonese album 只想留下 was released in 1986. His first Mandarin album 談情說愛 was released in 1990 in Taiwan. In 1987, he also met and spent time with Michael Jackson during his visit to Hong Kong. After 2009, Alex paid for 1:1 copper statute of Michael and placed in Shan Yuan Temple, located in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, it still exists. He married Ice Li(李晓冰)on the November 11th, 2012 and had their son, AJ on 2016.

Discography[edit]

Cantonese[edit]

  1. 華星新秀新節奏 (July 1986)
  2. 只想留下 (April 1987)
  3. 等待黎明 (November 1987)
  4. 等待黎明Remix版 (1988)
  5. Alex To Anima (maybe June 1988)
  6. 忘情號 (maybe November 1988)
  7. One More Night (November 1989)
  8. One Day in My Life (August 1990)
  9. Day and Night (1990)
  10. 天生喜歡你 (July 1991)
  11. 再續情緣精選 (1991)
  12. 讓自己快樂 (January 1992)
  13. 拯救地球精選 (1992)
  14. 最愛17首 (1992)
  15. 准我再一次 (20 April 1993)
  16. 准我·自我 (5 November 1993)
  17. 未變過 (8 September 1994)
  18. 再次准我自我精選 (1994)
  19. 再次准我自我MD精選 (1994)

Filmography[edit]

TV Series[edit]

[1] [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alex To". imdb.com. Retrieved 5 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Alex To". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 5 March 2010.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Dicky Cheung 張衛健
New Talent Singing Awards winner
1985
Succeeded by
Pui-Ling Man 文佩玲