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Michael Lai, giant of film and TV music in Hong Kong, dies at 73 (SPH)

Michael Lai, giant of film and TV music in Hong Kong, dies at 73 (Photo credit: South China Morning Post)
Michael Lai, giant of film and TV music in Hong Kong, dies at 73 (Photo credit: South China Morning Post)

Hong Kong on Sunday lost a key protagonist in the elevation of local film and music since the 1970s.

Michael Lai Siu-tin, best remembered for award-winning lyrical tunes from TV and the big screen, died on Sunday at St Paul’s Hospital. He was 73.

“At 7.55 this morning, our good friend Siu Tin passed away peacefully with family members and good friends at his side,” Nancy Sit Ka-yin, Lai’s long-time TV co-host, said in a statement.

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