|Cheenese name||羅文 (tradeetional)|
|Cheenese name||罗文 (simplifee'd)|
|Pinyin||Luó Wén (Mandarin)|
|Jyutping||lo4 man4 (Cantonese)|
|Birth name||Tam Pak-Sin (譚百先)|
|Born||12 Februar 1945|
|Dee'd||18 October 2002 (aged 57)|
|Ither name(s)||Law Kee (羅記)|
Godfather of Cantopop
|Genre(s)||Cantopop, Hong Kong English pop|
|Associatit acts||Roman and the Four Steps|
|Auncestry||Guiping, Guangxi, Cheenae|
Career[eedit | eedit soorce]
Tam wis seen as a cultural icon tae Cheenese commonties aroond the warld (includin Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore an, later Mainland Cheenae). He haed a string o hits in a career spannin 30 years. He wis well respectit for his singin skills, his positive ootleuks, an his insistence on correct pronunciations. He wis grundbreakin for bein the first major Hong Kong sangster tae pose in drag an tae pose in nude an aw.
Born in Guangzhou, Cheenae wi faimily ruits in Guiping, Guangxi, he later immigratit tae Hong Kong in 1962 at the age o 12. Efter formin a short-livit baund kent as Roman and the Four Steps, he became a contract sangster unner studios term at Television Broadcasts Limited. He briefly switched tae Asia Television Ltd in the early 1990s.
Durin the 1990s he acceptit mony buddin sangsters as his students. Some o which who became famous includit Joey Yung an Ekin Cheng. He haed sang mony weel kent sangs for various TV series includin Below the Lion Rock andthe 1982 TVB TV series The Legend of the Condor Heroes.
Collaborations[eedit | eedit soorce]
Roman Tam coonts Jenny Tseng as his dearest friend an best pairtner. He recordit a series o duets wi Jenny Tseng for the telly drama hit "Legend of Condor Heroes." Jenny Tseng still pays tribute tae Roman Tam durin her concerts.
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|Awairds an achievements|
|Golden Needle Award of RTHK Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award