Peter Lai

Hong Kong lyricist and actor

Peter Lai is a Hong Kong lyricist and actor.

In the 1970s and 1980s, he co-wrote many lyrics of the first Cantopop songs with Sam Hui. He also wrote songs for Anita Mui, Leslie Cheung, Alan Tam among other Hong Kong pop stars.[1] Peter Lai, along with Jim Wong, Jimmy Lo and Cheng Kwok Kong, are the first generation of Cantopop lyricists in Hong Kong.[2]

Lai has also worked as a screenwriter and film producer for Golden Harvest Film Company and TVB. Since the 1990s, he has acted in movies and TV dramas.

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  1. "【已冇聯絡】曾是好拍檔 黎彼得憶與許冠傑恩怨情「愁」 (18:25) - 20200606 - SHOWBIZ". 明報OL網 (in Traditional Chinese). Retrieved 2022-02-02.
  2. 朱耀偉﹕《香港流行歌詞研究.70 年代中期至90 年代中期》(香港﹕三聯書店,1998年),頁3。

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