Taiwan singer A Sun
Media reports singer Judy Huang Yanlin, nicknamed A Sun, passed away at the age of 34 on April 6 in a Taiwan hospital, following failed battle with breast cancer.
According to reports, she was diagnosed of late-stage breast cancer last October. She kept this fact hidden from her friends and record company.
Before becoming famous she had sang at pubs and built up serious live show experience.
A Sun shot to fame with the closing theme song "Leaves (Ye Zi)", of Taiwan idol TV series "Rosebush's Love" and caught vast public attention with hit song "For the Lonely (Ji Mo Zai Chang Ge)", a remake of 1970's classic song "Moonlight Flower" by Michael Cretu.
A Sun released two albums, "Love Hurts" and "Angel", which were very popular.
(CRI April 7, 2009)