Coco Lee: Disney Star And Pop Singer Dies At 48

Coco Lee, was the first Chinese singer to celebrate the Oscars stage in 2001. She has suffered from depression for years. He has fans all over the world.

Tragic Story of Coco Lee

The 48-year-old has struggled with depression for the past few years, but “his condition has improved over the past few months,” Lee’s sister said in an Instagram post. She attempted suicide over the weekend and was taken to hospital in a coma state.

The statement Lee’s sister read – “Coco did her best to seek professional help and fight her depression, but unfortunately the demons inside her got the better of her,”. Lee died at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, where he lived.

Her sisters wrote on Instagram: “Thank you God for giving us a good angel. Lee’s musical career spans 30 years.

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Who is Coco Lee? Born on January 17, 1975, in British Hong Kong, Lee is popular in Asia for his soulful riffs and ballads. Fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English has helped him build fans in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan, as well as Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore and Malaysia, as well as in Australia and the United States.


Lee was originally a Mandopop singer who gained critical acclaim in the 1990s and 2000s. His debut album “Coco Lee” in 1996 became the best-selling album in Asia that year.
She voiced the female lead Fa Mulan in the Mandarin version of Disney’s hit Mulan and sang the Mandarin version of the movie’s theme song “Reflection.”

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The first Chinese actress at the Oscars
In 1999, Lee released his first English studio album, “Just No Other Way”, which included R&B-influenced hits such as “You Want My Love”. From this album, “Before I Fall in Love” was chosen as the theme song for the romantic comedy “Runaway Bride” by Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.

At the 2001 Oscars, Lee sang “Love Before Time” from the movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” becoming the first Chinese singer to celebrate on the Oscars stage.

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Hong Kong-born American singer Coco Lee died on Wednesday after attempting suicide, her family said.

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