Coco Lee, a renowned Hong Kong singer-songwriter, tragically passed away after a suicide attempt, as confirmed by her sisters in a Facebook post.
Chinese American trailblazer who captivated audiences with her Mandarin rendition of "Reflection" from Mulan and became the first to perform at the Oscars with "A Love Before Time" from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Lee had been battling depression for several years, and her condition had worsened significantly in recent months, leading to the tragic outcome.
Despite seeking professional help and fighting against depression, Lee's internal struggles ultimately overwhelmed he
Born in Hong Kong in 1975, Lee moved to the United States for her education and later achieved success as a pop singer in Asia.
Lee was signed by Sony Music globally, becoming the first Chinese singer to receive such recognition from the label.
Her performance of "A Love Before Time" at the 2001 Oscars earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.
Lee had acting roles in several films and appeared as a judge on Chinese talent shows.