Who is Chau Chong / Zhou Chong?

He is my great uncle, but as my nan has lost her memory we the ‘Cheungs’ have lost some of our family history.

Thank you to a lovely youtuber who recently filled me on on more details: “Zhou Chong (1925 – 1993), was born in Guangzhou, Hong Kong broadcaster, composer and lyricist, known as “broadcasting Emperor” or “broadcasting Prince”, he was the composer, lyricist and singer in one and could sing very well in early Cantopop, lyricist James Wong named him as ‘the father of Cantopop’. ”

I really wish I knew more! It’s very difficult to search for someone when you don’t really speak the language, and definitely can’t write the characters (all 26,000 of them!)

It is good to know though that it must be in my blood! I wonder if I should hire e detective? In fact anyone that knows chinese writing could probably solve it in a few google clicks!

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