An attorney says Feng Fei-fei, the 1980s Taiwanese pop diva who had an enduring following in much of Asia, has died of lung cancer. She was 59.
Her attorney Chiang Yen-wei said Monday that Feng died on Jan. 3 in Hong Kong but relatives had kept it secret following the singer's wish not to sadden her fans ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year three weeks later.
He says her ashes were buried at her birth place in Taoyuan, near Taipei.
Feng won fans in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and other Chinese communities with her ballads and love sonnets. She made her last public appearance in May to call off a planned Taiwan concert, saying she needed to recover from a raspy voice.
She is survived by a son.