Frankie Kao, a famous Taiwanese rock singer, actor, and TV presenter, died on February 17th at age 63, after fighting leukaemia for 16 months. Kao was known for the song “Flaming Phoenix,” and was preparing for his 40th anniversary concert, scheduled for March 8th, when he passed.
Kao was diagnosed with leukaemia last year, followed by many months of receiving medical treatments and reciting Buddhist scriptures. Kao had three marriages, and five children.
By Isabel Quan