Francis Lee (lyricist)

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Francis Lee
Chinese name 李焯雄 (traditional)
Chinese name 李焯雄 (simplified)
Pinyin li3 zhuo2 xiong4 (Mandarin)
Occupation Lyricist & writer
Genre(s) Mandarin pop/ Cantopop

Francis Lee or Zhuoxiong Li, (李焯雄[1] in Chinese[2]) is a critically acclaimed and prolific Chinese-pop lyricist,[3] who has won 2 "Best Lyricist Awards" (14th[4][5] for Karen Mok's "Love" or 莫文蔚 [6] and 26th[7][8][9] for Karen Mok's "Departures/ BuSan,BuJian" or 莫文蔚 不散,不見[10]) in Taiwan’s reputable "Golden Melody Awards"(金曲奬). He has also written many theme songs for movies and TV drama as well as commercials, including John Woo’s (吳宇森)"Red Cliff:Part 1"赤壁.上心·戰 ~RED CLIFF~ or "Heart,War~RED CLIFF~"[11][12][13] and "Red Cliff:Part 2"赤壁.下赤壁 〜大江東去〜 or "Red Cliff 〜River Of No Return").[14][15][16]

His other international projects include the Chinese version of the theme song "Wavin' Flag" to 2010 FIFA World Cup sung by Jacky Cheung (張學友, Zhang Xue-you), Jane Zhang (張靚穎 Zhang Liang Ying) and K'naan.

Francis Lee is also a writer. His most recent publication is 同名同姓的人"People With The Same Name"(September 2016),[17][18][19] a collection of short stories, poetry, essays and lyrics.


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