Leung Wai Man (梁偉文)
7 December 1961
|Awards||Golden Needle Award|
2008 Lifetime Achievement
|Also known as||Lin Xi|
He has written over 3000 song lyrics. He is well known for composing lyrics very quickly. On TVB's show Be My Guest, he admitted that his fastest record for writing the complete lyrics to a song is 45 minutes.
He composed the lyrics to the song "Beijing Welcomes You", a six-minute song which was performed for the 2008 Beijing Olympics by a panoply of popular Chinese singers, and which proved extremely popular with the Chinese public.
Leung published a book about his creative work in the previous decade, Once–Lin Xi's 1990s from beginning to end (Chinese: 曾经—林夕90前后). in May 2009.
In November 2019, over thousands of songs written by Leung were reportedly taken down from online music stores in China after voicing support for the 2019 Hong Kong protests, after collaborating with a Taiwanese band Fire Ex. to support the protestors.
- "China scraps over 3,000 songs by HK lyricist Albert Leung for his speech in Taiwan: report". 23 November 2019. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- 林夕與張亞東因王菲而結緣 稱不要總問王菲何時複出 Archived 6 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese), Sina.com, 2009-03-02
- Andy Lau's new album Coffee or Tea released, sina.com, 2004-08-19 (in English)
- Hanwang: Why is "Beijing Welcomes You" so popular?
- 新书推介 (in Chinese) Sina.com, 2009-05-21
- "跨世代組合：林夕與HYUKOH合作，為NETFLIX重新演繹梅豔芳名曲《似是故人來》". MING'S. 29 October 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
- "Taiwan rock band Fire Ex., lyricist Albert Leung write HK protest song". 16 November 2019.