Carpio who sings in English and Cantopop is born in Hong Kong of Philippino descent. She won a song contest at 6 and by 1975 has her own TV show. Her family is musically talented. There's so much information about her on the Internet that it is unnecessary to repeat what has been written. Just check-out the websites.
Four points to note: (1) she has appeared on the cover of the December 1986 issue of the Hong Kong edition of Playboy magazine, which features a tasteful topless photograph of her, (2) has a daughter called T.V. Carpio who is a star in her own rights, having acted in Law & Order, The Jury and Rent, a Broadway musical, (3) appeared with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in 2003 and (4) cut about a dozen album from 1975 to 1990.
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