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|Pinyin||lin2 zhen4 qiang2 (Mandarin)|
|Jyutping||lam4 zan3 koeng4 (Cantonese)|
|Ancestry||Huizhou, Guangdong (Hakka)|
|Died||16 November 2003
Richard Lam Chun-Keung was a Cantopop lyricist with several hundred Cantopop songs to his name, and a columnist for Apple Daily and Next Magazine in Hong Kong. He is a Hakka of Huizhou, Guangdong ancestry.
Lam was a graduate of Salesian English School in Hong Kong and University of California, Berkeley. He started out as a copywriter for an advertising agency owned by Wong Jim and Lam's sister Eunice. Lam was inspired by Wong to become a songwriter.
Lam was hired as creative director of the Giordano clothing chain in 1988 by then-owner Jimmy Lai. When Jimmy Lai entered the media industry, Lam followed him, becoming a consultant and later columnist for Apple Daily and Next Magazine.
Between 1980 and the 1990s, Richard Lam totaling more than a thousand lyrics filled until after the 2000s to reduce writing lyrics, because lymphoma died 16 November 2003.
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