Singaporean musicians died at 65

Here are 4 famous musicians from Singapore died at 65:

Lai Kew Chai

Lai Kew Chai (February 7, 1941 Tanjung Malim-February 27, 2006 Singapore) a.k.a. Judge Lai Kew Chai was a Singaporean judge and lawyer.

He graduated from the University of Singapore with an LLB (Bachelor of Laws) degree in 1966 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1967. He later obtained a Master of Laws degree from the University of London in 1968. Lai commenced his legal career as a legal officer with the Attorney-General’s Chambers in 1967 and later joined the law firm Donaldson & Burkinshaw in 1972. In 1991, he was appointed as a judicial commissioner and was subsequently elevated to High Court judge in 1995. Judge Lai was known for his fair and impartial judgments, and his expertise in commercial law. He retired in 2006 and shortly after his retirement, he passed away due to a heart attack at the age of 65.

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Michael Chan, Baron Chan

Michael Chan, Baron Chan (March 6, 1940 Singapore-January 21, 2006 Liverpool) also known as Dr. Michael Chan, Baron Chan was a Singaporean politician and physician.

After studying medicine in Singapore, Chan moved to the United Kingdom to further his medical career. He worked as a general practitioner in Liverpool and eventually became the founder and President of the Chinese Medical Association in the UK.

In addition to his medical work, Chan was heavily involved in politics. He was a member of the UK Parliament from 1987 to 1992, representing the constituency of Brent South. He was the first Chinese-born member of Parliament in the UK.

In 1991, Chan was made a life peer in the House of Lords, where he became known for his advocacy of Chinese culture and human rights. He was also a strong supporter of immigration reform and the rights of minorities in the UK.

Throughout his career, Chan was recognized for his contributions to both the medical and political fields. He was awarded the OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1990 and was made a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2002.

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Chao Tzee Cheng

Chao Tzee Cheng (September 22, 1934-February 21, 2000) also known as Dr. Chao Tzee Cheng was a Singaporean physician.

Dr. Chao Tzee Cheng was a prominent physician in Singapore, known for his contributions to the medical community. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Singapore and went on to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Cheng was a founding member of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore and served as its president from 1974 to 1976. He was also a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the UK. In addition to his medical career, Dr. Cheng was actively involved in community service and served as a member of Singapore's Parliament from 1980 to 1996. He was recognized for his contributions to the nation and was awarded the Public Service Star and the Meritorious Service Medal. Dr. Chao Tzee Cheng passed away in 2000, leaving behind a legacy of service and dedication to the medical profession.

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Ismail Haron

Ismail Haron (May 13, 1946 Singapore-April 9, 2012 Singapore) a.k.a. Ismail Haron & the Guys was a Singaporean singer.

Genres he performed: Rock music.

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