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One of Most Famous Chinese Singers in History Was Also Banned in China

Google Doodle commemorated the birthday of the late Taiwanese pop singer Teresa Teng — a cultural icon beloved by many Chinese people around the world.

Although some of her songs were banned in China for allegedly being “too bourgeois,” Teng’s records remained popular and sold well on the black market, with many considering her as the most popular Asian pop star of the 1970s and 1980s.