Hồng Nhung

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Hồng Nhung
Hong Nhung at 'Tinh Ca'.jpg
Background information
Birth name Lê Hồng Nhung
Born (1970-03-15) March 15, 1970 (age 45)
Origin Hanoi, Vietnam
Genres Pop, Soul
Instruments Vocals

Lê Hồng Nhung (born March 15, 1970) is a Vietnamese communist singer. She is also known for her performance of famous composer Trịnh Công Sơn's songs.[1]


Hồng Nhung was born on March 15, 1970 in Hanoi, deserted by her mother before she was a year old. She was brought up by her father and grandmother. When she was eleven, she sang her first song on Vietnam Radio. When Hong Nhung was ten, she was admitted to the vocal class of the Hanoi Youth Culture House. At the age of seventeen, she made her first album.In 1981, she started recording with Radio the Voice of Vietnam. She became known as a promising young singer with songs Nhớ Về Hà Nội and Papa, a Vietnamese cover of the Myo song.

In 1991, Nhung moved to Ho Chi Minh City. She met famous composer Trịnh Công Sơn in 1992 and began a romance relationship with him, who is 31 years older than her, then she started to perform his songs. She ended the relationship with Son as soon as she had made her name in Vietnam music industry, and married to another Vietnamese young man. However, her marriage did not last for long. After Nhung had her breasts implant and nose job abroad, she married to an American man, who 3 years her junior. They have two children by intrauterine insemination (IUI)


  • Tiếng Hát Hồng Nhung (The Voice of Hong Nhung) (1988)
  • Trịnh Công Sơn: Bống Bồng Ơi (1993)
  • Chợt Nghe Em Hát (1994)
  • 10 Tình Khúc Bảo Phúc - Anh Thoa: Mê Khúc (1994) with composer Bảo Phúc
  • Hồng Nhung Vol. 1: Đoản Khúc Thu Hà Nội (1997)
  • Hồng Nhung và Những Bài Hát Top Ten
  • 11 Tình Khúc Dương Thụ: Bài Hát Ru Cho Anh (The Lullaby For You) (1999)
  • Ru Tình (2000)
  • Cháu Vẽ Ông Mặt Trời (2001)
  • Ngày Không Mưa (2002)
  • Ca Khúc Trịnh Công Sơn: Thuở Bống Là Người (2002)
  • Một Ngày Mới (2003)
  • Khu Vườn Yên Tĩnh (2004)
  • Nợ (2006) with singer Thanh Lam
  • Hồng Nhung Hát Nhạc Trịnh Công Sơn: Như Cánh Vạc Bay (2006)
  • Vì Ta Cần Nhau (2007) with singer Quang Dũng
  • Nhạc Trịnh Công Sơn: Có Đâu Bao Giờ (2009) with singer Quang Dũng
  • Lời Của Gió (2011) with singer Mỹ Linh
  • Vòng Tròn (The Circle) (2011)


  1. ^ Dale C. Olsen Popular Music of Vietnam Routledge 2008 "Hồng Nhung" p45-52, 86-87. 139-140

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