Coco Lee, a well-known singer of Hong Kong-American descent, passed away on Wednesday (July 5). Coco Lee took her last breath at the age of 48.
Information regarding Coco Lee’s mental health condition was previously disclosed by her two siblings named Nancy and Carol.
Coco Lee was reported to have been battling depression and had even attempted suicide.
“With deep sadness, we are here to deliver the most devastating news: Coco has been suffering from depression for several years, but her condition worsened dramatically in the past few months,” stated Nancy and Carol, as quoted from Instagram on Wednesday (July 5).
Along with this statement, Coco Lee’s sister also uploaded nine photos, including a portrait of a tattoo with the word “love” on the singer’s left wrist.
“Life sometimes seems unbearable, but I embrace the attitude of a ‘female warrior’ to face them fearlessly,” she wrote.
Coco Lee is a singer who has had a career in the music industry for 30 years. Her song titled “Do You Want My Love” even reached number 4 on the Billboard charts in December 1999.
Apart from being a singer, Coco Lee also provided the vocals for the song “A Love Before Time” in the film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” and was nominated for the Best Original Song at the 2001 Academy Awards.
The performer of “A Love Before Time” was born in Hong Kong and entered the music industry in 1994. Throughout her lifetime, she has released 15 albums and accumulated sales in the tens of millions.