Khánh Ly (born as Nguyễn Lệ Mai (Mai Nguyen) on 6 March 1945) is a Vietnamese singer. She performed many songs written by Vietnamese composer Trịnh Công Sơn and rose to fame in the 1960s.
Khánh Ly was born to a traditional family and grew up in Hanoi. As a child, she would fall asleep to her father's soothing voice. His serenades planted inside her a love for music, which grew stronger every day against her family's wishes. In 1954, at the age of 9, she entered a small contest in the city of Hanoi singing Thơ Ngây; she did not win.
By 1956, she accompanied her mother to the southern regions of Vietnam. At the end of that very same year, she secretly entered a children's talent-search contest produced by Pháp-Á production at Norodom Stage in Saigon. Mai traveled to the contest by sneaking into the back of transport trucks and hitching a rideЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Ca khúc da vàng Volume 1 [альбом]
- Trịnh Công Sơn [альбом]
- 美しい昔 [12.1979, сингл]
- Mưa Hồng [1989, альбом]