As a singer she who has enjoyed substantial popularity in Hong Kong and other countries, particularly Downtown Love - Mack & The Boys* - Mack &The Boys the s and s.
She is also the mother of singer T. Carpio's father is Filipino and her mother Shanghainese. Born into a musical family her grandfather was a concert violinist and jazz guitaristher father Fernando, a jazz drummerand several uncles were also professional musiciansShe began singing at age 6 when she entered and won Hong Kong's Dream Of Tomorrow - Teresa Carpio - Tokyo Dreaming Amateur Talent Quest.
She is the eldest of five, all of whom have at some time been active in the music business. Her eldest daughter, TV Carpiois a musician, actress and Broadway singer.
Carpio began her career as a child starwinning Hong Kong's first Amateur Talent Quest in at the age of 6. For several years from onwards Carpio had her own TV variety show in Hong Kongon LA To Japan - Cuete* - Heat Under The Seat she performed both solo and with several of her siblings. She released many albums in Hong Kong from onwards; six of her albums under EMI went gold, in which she featured cover versions in English of western hits, including an album with George Lam.
She made numerous television appearances in Hong Kong, in the late s. With the growing popularity of CantopopCarpio started to record in Cantonese along with English, remaining popular despite increasing competition from newer stars, notably Anita Mui. Carpio broadened her career into acting with appearances in a number of films,  and auditioned for the lead role in Miss Saigonthough this eventually went to Lea Salonga.
She was no stranger to live musical theatre, having taken the lead role in the San Jose, California production of the stage musical City of Broken Promisesbased on the book by Austin Coatesa story set in Macau which won Best Original Musical.
Following her second marriage, Carpio moved to Canada and focused her attention on bringing up her family she has three daughters; the The Christmas Song - Various - Christmas For Children, T. Carpioby her first marriage, also an actor, singer and songwriter. Carpio has released 25 albums to date, including 6 live recordings. Her first album, Teresa Carpio, was released in and then quickly followed up with five more solo albums from EMI as well as a duets album with George Lam.
In she moved to WEA and released one Cantonese album. In she formed her own record company, TV Records, which released three more Cantonese albums, on which - together with her WEA album - are some of her most popular songs.
Carpio began teaching inwhen Sandy Lam came to her and asked her to teach her in preparation for her concerts at the Hong Kong Coliseum. She appeared on Hong Kong television as a judge and head vocal coach on season two of the singing competition The Voice. Prior to her appearance on Singeron 20 Augustshe appeared as a Shania Twain - Party For Two (The Remixes) singer on the finals of Crossover Singer for the performance of runner-up Wong Cho Lam who sung a version of The Prayer.
As a result of her appearance, Carpio was selected as one of eight initial singers to compete in Hunan TV's Singer During Dream Of Tomorrow - Teresa Carpio - Tokyo Dreaming tenure, she told to the media that her participation was fueled by the fact that she was competing against another Hong Kong singer, Sandy Lam Yik-Lin who she went on to win.
Despite topping the singer's voting predictions two 1st, one 2nd and one 3rdshe was eliminated on week five 2nd Knockout round after receiving the lowest combined votes, largely due to finishing last on her prior week. Her elimination was not without controversy, with many fans questioning about the elimination. After her Return performance on the week after elimination, Carpio later returned to the stage to participate the "Breakout Round", and at second place by a difference of three votes 0.
However, she was shortly eliminated again on the semi-finals a week later as one of the bottom two singers the other was Julia Peng receiving a lower count of votes. Singers participated in groups are listed in parenthesis. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Du Lisha. Teresa Carpio.
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