|Dave Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1962,
although his parental roots lie in Xi'an, Shaangxi Province, China. He
was the son of an actor, but did not immediately follow his Father into
work in the media.
Dave left Hong Kong when he was 17 to seek his future in Taiwan.He took various casual jobs to support himself whilst his love of music drove him to write compelling love songs around a rock and blues theme. He is a gifted guitarist and plays piano very well, so it is no surprise these two instrument have featured strongly throughout his career.
Reliable sources (My wife) are certain that Dave worked as a taxi driver and cook in Tai Shan City, Guangdong Province, before moving back to Hong Kong in 1988, once the record deal was signed.
During this time he had many hit records in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China Mainland. He has won many music awards and has earned celebrity status for his heartfelt renditions performed before live audiences. However, he has never been one to settle, and it is this internal drive that comes across in his music.
Dave moved to Canada in 1984 with his second wife, and released two albums a year during his stay there .These were released on his Taiwan record label Pony Canyon. Unfortunately this folded in 1988 due to the Asia financial crisis. He returned to Hong Kong on 1st January 1999 - this time with EEG records.
|Dave features regularly in our top music downloads section, whilst we
provide links to video via YouKu and KuGou. To search these websites and
others yourself, then please know it is best to use Chinese characters.
Therefore Dave Wong is written:
王杰 in simplified Chinese (Mandarin)
王傑 in traditional (Hong Kong)
Dave Wong's Official website Chinese only - so use your initiative!
Wikipedia - Dave Wong