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Anthony Lun

Anthony Lun
Chinese name 倫永亮 (traditional)
Chinese name 伦永亮 (simplified)
Pinyin lún yông liàng (Mandarin)
Jyutping leon4 wing5 loeng (Cantonese)
Ancestry Zhaoqing, Guangdong
Origin Hong Kong
Born

(1957-04-12) April 12, 1957


Hong Kong
Occupation Songwriter, Arranger, Musical Director, Singer
Genre(s) Cantopop
Instrument(s) piano, violin, percussions
Label(s) Capital Artists, Bali Records Company, Golden Pony, Pony Canyon, Universal Music (HK), EMI, Opus Forever Music
Years active 1986-present
Alma mater University of Michigan

Anthony Lun is a Hong Kong songwriter, arranger, musical director and singer who sings in Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese and English.

Anthony Lun is a graduate of La Salle College, Hong Kong, Santa Clara University (Bachelor of Arts) and University of Michigan (trained in Masters in Music).

Upon returning to Hong Kong in 1986, Anthony released an album, "Anthony Lun's Composition Collection". However, he only came to the Hong Kong music industry's attention after winning the Asia Pacific Popular Song Contest the same year. He entered the competition at the initiation of Poon Kwong Pui who wrote the winning song, "Lyrics". The song is also available in his second, self-titled album. In 1990, he released an album called "Man Behind The Piano" and the song of the same title became a hit.

Between 1989 and 1997, Anthony composed over 300 songs with 42 No. 1 hits.[1] He composed songs performed by famous Asian artistes including Jackie Chan, Faye Wong, Sandy Lam, Anita Mui, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Lui Fong, Alex To, Elisa Chan and Cass Phang.

In 1991, Anthony won the prestigious Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards in the Best Movie Theme category for soundtrack of the movie, "Au Revoir, Mon Amour" (Till We Meet Again). The notable theme song, "何日" (When) was sung by Anita Mui. In 2001, he also composed the score for an award-winning movie Peony Pavilion (遊園驚夢).

In 2004, he held a concert, "HKPO x Sandy x Anthony LIVE", with Sandy Lam at the Hong Kong Coliseum featuring the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.[2]

Apart from working with good friend George Lam.

In 2005, Anthony and a well-known Taiwanese composer, Hong Kong Performing Artistes Guild.[3] In 2006, Anthony Lun returned to Hong Kong Coliseum in April for 2 solo concerts. In 2007, November, Anthony made his acting debut on the theater stage in a play called "Far Flower World". The play was so well received that it was staged for 8 consecutive shows at APA in March, 2008 with an all sold-out performances. In 2008, Anthony's first full-blown musical titled "Snow Queen" was staged in May at Kwai Tsing Theater. Anthony wrote and orchestrated the music, with librettos by Chris Shum. The musical was based on an Anderson fairy tale. In 2009, Anthony began touring with Sandy Lam as her musical director and her guest in the concerts.

In 2009, Lun was part of the judging panel for season one of The Voice on TVB.

          Anthony Lun

Awards

1986 Winner of Asia Pacific Popular Song Contest

     Song Title - "Lyrics"

1987 Most Outstanding New Artist - Radio Hong Kong

     Most Creative Pop Song of the year - "Lyrics" - RTHK

1988 Song of the Year - "Hot Red Lips" -Radio Hong

     Kong, Commercial Radio, TVB

1990 Best Arranger of the year - "Burn" - Commercial Radio,

         Radio Hong Kong, TVB
     Best Composer of the year - "Burn" - Commercial Radio

1991 Best Male Vocalist of the year - Commercial Radio

     Best Movie Theme - " Au Revoir, Mon Amour" - Golden 
     Horse Award
     Gold Award - "Goodbye, My Love" - Asia Music Festival '91
     Radio Most Performed Work - "Heart Is Still Cold" -
         Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong
     TVB Most Performed Work - " Heart Is Still Cold" - 
         Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong
     Best Producer of the year - Commercial Radio
     Best Composer of the year - Commercial Radio
     Best Song of the year - " Heart Is Still Cold" - TVB
     Best Arranger of the year - "Past Life" - TVB
     Best Commercial of the year - "Girodano" - Composers 
         And Authors Society of Hong Kong

1992 Most Performed Song of the year - " I Said I Want You To Be

         Happy" - Radio Hong Kong
     Best Song of the year - "Why Did I Let You Go?" -    
         Radio Hong Kong

2003 Best Original Music for the stage – “Scent of Resurrection”

Honors


1986 Winner of the Asia Pacific Popular Song Contest 1987 Representing Hong Kong in New Zealand's Asia Pacific

     Popular Song Contest

1988 The song "Hot Red Lips' chosen to be performed in Seoul's

     Olympics

1990 Guest Artist on Japan NHK Special 1991 Guest Artist on Japan NHK TV Special 1992 Guest Artist in Rock N' Roll Bandstand '90-'91 Hong Kong 1993 Most Outstanding Youth of Hong Kong Award 1994 Guest on World Aids Special - NHK Special Japan 1994 Guest Artist on Japan NHK Special 1994 Cartier Achievement Award 1997 Guest artist representing Hong Kong in the 17th World Peace

     Festival, Osaka

1998 Composer Achievement - Commercial Radio HK

Public Performance

      Regular appearances on stages and television as a solo artist.
       

1988 Solo Concert with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

          ( 4 performances in Queen's Elizabeth Stadium - 
                 capacity 4,000 per performance )

1989 Solo Concert with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

          ( 3 performances in Hong Kong Coliseum - 
                 capacity 12,000 per performance )

1990 Solo Concert with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

           ( 3 performances in Hong Kong Coliseum - 
                 capacity 12,000 per performance )

1991 Solo Concert with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

           ( 2 performances in Hong Kong Coliseum - 
                 capacity 12,000 per performance )

1994 Solo Concert

           ( 3 performances in Hong Kong Coliseum - 
                 capacity 12,000 per performance )
       Solo Concert
           ( 1 performance in Tokyo - Garden Hall - capacity 5,00)
       Solo Concert
            ( 1 performance in Fukuoka, Japan - open air )
       Joint Concert with Sandy Lam
             ( 1 performance in Shen Tsen, China - capacity 10,000)
       Guest artist in Anita Mui MGM Concert 
             ( I performance in MGM, Las Vegas - capacity 14,000)

1995 Solo concert

             ( 19 performances in Kansai, Japan - capacity averages 6,000 per performance)

1997 Solo concert

             ( 12 performances in Kansai, Japan - capacity averages 6,000 per performance)

1999 Solo concert

             ( 9 performances in Kansai, Japan - capacity averages 6,000 per performance)

2000 Solo concert for Cathay Pacific Airlines

             ( 1 performance in Chak Lup Kok Airport – open air )

2001 Solo concert for AIA

                ( 1 performance at HK Coliseum – capacity 12,000)

2002 Solo concert for Manulife

              (1 performance at Kowloon Exhibition hall – 6000)
       Solo concert for Singapore Airlines
              (1 performance at HK Exhibition hall – 8000)
       Solo concert 
              (1 performance at Atlantic City, Trump Plaza-4000)
       Guest Appearance at Lam Man Yee Concert
              (1 performance at HK Cultural Centre-1400)

2003 Guest Appearance with HK Chinese Orchestra

              (1 performance at HK Cultural Centre – 1800)
       Guest Appearance with Macau Chinese Orchestra
              (1 performance at Macau Cultural Centre – 4000)

2004 Sandy Lam x Anthony Lun x Hong Kong Philharmonic

              Orchestra March 4–8
              (5 performances at HK Coliseum – capacity 12,000 ) 

2004 Solo concert for the HKSAR

              (1 performance at the Hong Kong Government House)

2006 Solo Concert April 28,29

              (2 performances in Hong Kong Coliseum - 
                 capacity 12,000 per performance )

2006 Solo concert May 27

              (1 performance at Toronto Convention Hall
                 capacity 4,000 per performance)

2006 Solo concert December 15

              (1 performance at Vancouver Convention Hall
                 capacity 5,000 per performance)

Work Experience

        Solo artist – pop singer, pianist
        Album Producer of Anita Mui, Sandy Lam, Lui Fong, 
                   Cass PangAndy Lau, KC Lee, Cass Pang, 
                   Elisa Chan, Amanda Lee, Roman Tam, 
                   Face to Face, Joyce Lee, Janelle Wong,
                   Cheung Chi Lam, Andy Hui, Deanie Yip
                   Joey Yung, etc.
        Musical Director of Anita Mui, Sandy Lam, Leon Lai, 
                   Lui Fong, Sally Yeh, George Lam, Choi Kam,
                   Tsin Ting, Roman Tam, Deanie Yip,
                   Pui Lui, Lau Wan, Ng Ngun Yum
        Composer and arranger of over 300 published work
        with 42#1 hits from 1986–1997
        Film Score Composer – 6 movie scores in credits

1.說謊的女人 The Woman Who Lies 2.我愛扭文柴Now You See Love, Now You Don’t 3.何日君再來 Au Revoir, Mon Amour 4.九一神鵰俠侶 Saviour Of The Soul 5.李後主-部份配樂 Emperor Li 6.遊園驚夢 Peony Pavilion

        Teaching assistant in University of Michigan 1979 -1981
        Teaching assistant in University of Santa Clara 1975 -1979

Education

        Masters in Music - University in Michigan 1981 
                           ( graduated with cum laude)
        Bachelor of Arts - University of Santa Clara 1979
                           ( graduated with cum laude)

Discography

1986 - "Seek"……………………………...Kongo's Ltd 1986 - "Lyrics"………………………..…..Capital Artists Ltd 1987 - "Anthony Lun"……………………Capital Artists Ltd 1990 - "Man Behind The Piano"………...Bali Records Ltd 1990 - "Cheers For Love"……………..…Bali Records Ltd 1992 - "One Voice Ten Fingers"…………Golden Pony Records Ltd 1993 - "One Alone On The Road"………Golden Pony Records Ltd 1993 - "One Voice Ten Fingers"…………Pony Canyon Taiwan Ltd 1994 - "Time"……………………………. Golden Pony Records Ltd 1994 - "Listen"……………………………Golden Pony Records Ltd 1995 - "Fields Of Heart"…………………Golden Pony Records Ltd 1995 - "Looking Glass"…………………..Pony Canyon Ltd. Japan 1996 - "Second Life"……………………...Golden Pony Records Ltd 1996 - "Don't Compare"………………….Pony Canyon Taiwan Ltd 1997 - "A Song For You"…………………Golden Pony Records Ltd 1999 - "New Songs and Best Hits"………Golden Pony Records Ltd 1999 - " Summer of 1999"……………….Yamaha Music Records 2000 – “The Red Boat”…………………Hero Idea Ltd 2001 – “Anthony Lun Greatest Hits”…… Golden Pony Records Ltd 2003 - “A Song For You”………………… Golden Pony Records Ltd 2003 – “Autumn Night”………………………..EMI Records Ltd. 2004 - “Under The Roof” Live at home DVD concert…EMI Records Ltd. 2006 – “A feeling Unsung”……………Go East Entertainment Ltd. 2007 – “Live at Hong Kong Coliseum” DVD, CD……Opus Forever Music Ltd.

Footnotes

  1. Biography of Anthony Lun
  2. HKPO Press Release
  3. Tsunami Relief Theme

References


-- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
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External links

  • Affinity
  • Zone de Pianoman - Anthony Lun (Archived 2009-10-25)
  • One Voice Ten Fingers
  • Anthony Lun's composition
  • Dream Producer (Hong Kong Vintage Pop Radio) at the Wayback Machine (archived March 13, 2008)
  • Anthony Lun in PinkWork (audio)
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