Taiwanese singer Michelle Pan Yueh-yun’s orphanage dreams

Taiwanese singer Michelle Pan Yueh-yun, who cannot afford to set up an orphanage, is supporting two orphans

Straits Times
Date: Apr 4, 2015
By: Gwendolyn Ng

Taiwanese singer Michelle Pan Yueh-yun, 57, laments that she lacks the financial means to

Single mum Michelle Pan Yueh-yun (above) is proud of her 15-year-old daughter’s artistic talent. -- PHOTO: BIZ TRENDS MEDIA

Single mum Michelle Pan Yueh-yun (above) is proud of her 15-year-old daughter’s artistic talent. — PHOTO: BIZ TRENDS MEDIA

realise her dream of setting up an orphanage.

In lieu of that, the seasoned crooner is sponsoring orphans living in eastern Taiwan.

“I’m not rich. I can’t open an orphanage. I can only do so much to give the two young girls some warmth,” says Pan, who lost both her parents when she was 17.

A single mother of a 15-year-daughter, she was talking to the local media about her dreams as she had signed on to the Dream Come True music label last year. Among other labels, Pan was once with Taiwanese company Rock Records, where she was its first artist, signing in 1980. She went on to release hits such as Blue Skies Everyday (1982), Spring Comes For Wild Lilies Too (1983), and Am I The One You Love Most (1989).     [FULL  STORY]

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