Monday, November 1, 2010

Buddhist Personality : Quang Le

Name : Quang Le
Nationality : USA
Profession : Singer

He was born in Vietnam but moved to the US with his family in 1991 when he was 10 and settled in Missouri. He is the 3rd child of 5 boys and one girl.
He is well known for doing cover version of songs written before the Vietnam War era.

Quang Le is a devout Buddhist and performs at many temples around the world, often for fundraising events. A major event which he frequently participates in is "Le Hoi Quan Am' at the Vietnam Buddhist Temple in Sugarland, Houston, Texas. He also gets invitations from overseas Temple such as in France and Australia to perform.

In 2009, he released an album dedicated to Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion called 'Tears Of Compassion' in conjunction with the event 'Le Hoi Quan Am'

Although a Buddhist, he also accepts invitations to perform at churches for fundraising for the churches.

Two videos of him singing Buddhist songs, singing with his elder brother, Nguyen Le.


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