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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hui.
Sam Hui
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Born 6 September 1948 (1948-09-06) (age 72)
Xiguan, Guangzhou, China
Education The University of Hong Kong (B.SocSc., 1971)
Occupation
  • Musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • actor
Years active 1967–92
2003–present
Spouse(s)
Rebecca Hui (m. 1972)
Children 2
Parent(s) Hui Sai-cheung (father)
Lee Sin-wan (mother)
Awards
Hong Kong Film Awards – Best Original Film Song
1991 The Swordsman

Samuel Hui
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Musical career
Also known as God of Songs (歌神)
Brother Sam
Origin Hong Kong
Genres Cantopop, Hong Kong English pop
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • harmonica
  • violin
  • piano
  • sanxian
  • drums
Labels Diamond Records (1967)
Polydor (1971-83)
Contec Sound (1983-85)
Cinepoly Records (1985-90)
Polygram (1990-92)
IEC (2007-present)
Associated acts The Lotus

Samuel Hui Koon-kit (born 6 September 1948), usually known as Sam Hui, is a Hong Kong Cantopop musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is credited with popularizing Cantopop. His music includes Western-style music and popular, street Cantonese jargon in his lyrics writing.

Discography

Cantonese albums

  • gwai maa seung sing (1974)
  • tin choi yu bak chi (1975)
  • The Private Eyes (1976)
  • 財神到 (1978)
  • The Contract (賣身契) (1978)
  • 79夏日之歌集 (1979)
  • 念奴嬌 (1980)
  • Security Unlimited (摩登保鑣) (1981)
  • 難忘您‧紙船 (1982)
  • 最佳拍檔大顯神通 (1983)
  • 新的開始 (1983)
  • 最喜歡你 (1984)
  • 最緊要好玩 (1985)
  • 熱力之冠 (1986)
  • 宇宙無限 (1986)
  • 潮流興夾Band (1987)
  • 許冠傑新曲與精選 (1987)
  • Sam and Friends (1988)
  • 許冠傑89歌集 (1989)
  • 香港情懷90 (1990)
  • 90電影金曲精選 (1990)
  • 歌神與您繼續微笑04 (2004)
  • 人生多麼好 (2007)

English albums

  • Time of The Season (1971)
  • Morning After (1974)
  • Interlude (1975)
  • Came Travelling (1977)

Filmography

  • Back Alley Princess (馬路小英雄,1973)
  • The Tattooed Dragon (龍虎金剛, 1973)
  • Chinatown Capers (小英雄大鬧唐人街, 1974)
  • Naughty! Naughty! (綽頭狀元, 1974)
  • Games Gamblers Play (鬼馬雙星, 1974)
  • The Last Message (天才與白痴, 1975)
  • The Private Eyes (半斤八兩, 1976)
  • Money Crazy (發錢寒, 1977)
  • The Contract (賣身契, 1978)
  • Security Unlimited (摩登保鑣, 1981)
  • Aces Go Places (最佳拍檔, 1982)
  • Aces Go Places 2 (最佳拍檔大顯神通, 1983)
  • Aces Go Places 3 (最佳拍檔之女皇密令, 1984)
  • A Family Affair (全家福, 1984)
  • Robby the Rascal (1985)
  • Working Class (打工皇帝, 1985)
  • Aces Go Places 4 (最佳拍檔千里救差婆, 1986)
  • The Legend of Wisely (衛斯理傳奇, 1987)
  • Chicken and Duck Talk (雞同鴨講, 1988; Cameo)
  • Aces Go Places 5: The Terracotta Hit (新最佳拍檔, 1989)
  • Dragon from Russia (紅場飛龍, 1990)
  • The Swordsman (笑傲江湖, 1990)
  • Front Page (新半斤八兩, 1990)
  • Laughter of the Water Margins (水滸笑傳, 1993)
  • All's Well, Ends Well Too (花田囍事, 1993)
  • Winner Takes All (大贏家, 2000)
Awards
Preceded by
Lau Dong
Golden Needle Award of RTHK Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Award
1985
Succeeded by
Tang Ti-sheng


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