Joseph Koo children-Joseph Koo was a Hong Kong composer. He used the pen name Moran for Mandarin songs early in his career. Koo died in Vancouver, Canada on 3 January 2023, at age 92.
Koo moved to Hong Kong at the age of 17 after leaving his birth city of Guangzhou, China. Koo has two siblings: a younger brother named Koo Kar-Tseung and an elder sister named Koo Mei, a Chinese singer and painter. At the age of 17, Koo started taking piano lessons from a Filipino music instructor who was also teaching singing to Koo’s sister.
In the early 1960s, Sir Run Run Shaw paid for Koo’s tuition at Boston’s Berklee College of Music. After earning his degree, he moved back to Hong Kong and started working for the Shaw Brothers and Golden Harvest film companies, scoring movies starring Bruce Lee including Fist of Fury and Way of the Dragon in 1972, among others.
From the late 1970s until his immigration to Canada in the 1990s, Koo worked with the writer Wong Jim on several iconic TV theme songs.
Koo joined TVB as their director of music in 1973. Throughout 1,200 songs that Koo has written over the course of his career are now regarded as legendary Cantopop songs.
He only has two significant lyrics, both of which are relatively brief in both word count and duration. One was a children’s song about the ten numbers, while the other was the Enjoy Yourself Tonight closing jingle.
He staged a show titled “Joseph Koo Concert 2012” at the Hong Kong Coliseum in 2012 from November 30 to December 3.
The concert featured numerous vocalists, including Adam Cheng, George Lam, Teresa Cheung, and Anthony Wong. He made his conductor retirement announcement in 2015, along with plans to drastically scale back his musical output and go to oil painting like his sister.
Does Joseph Koo have children?
There’s no available record of who his children are in our database presently. Understandably, he had two children with his wife but we have no additional information about their identity.