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Singer Coco Lee mourned by fans and family at Hong Kong funeral


Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) — Singer and songwriter Coco Lee is being mourned by family and friends at a private ceremony a day after fans paid their respects for the Hong Kong-born entertainer who had international success. Sobs were heard when pallbearers marched solemnly with her coffin inside the funeral hall before her cremation Tuesday. Lee, who died July 5 at age 48, was known for her powerful voice and live performances. The public memorial was attended by scores of fans and her relatives and friends, including singers Elva Hsiao and Jenny Tseng. Director Ang Lee and action-comedy star Jackie Chan were among those who gave video tributes.

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