Singer Julia Peng doesn't want her kids to be musicians

Julia Peng will perform in Singapore on Oct 5.
Julia Peng will perform in Singapore on Oct 5.PHOTO: BIZ TRENDS

The mother of three encourages their love for music, but would not support them going professional

Julia Peng's expressive, powerful vocals convey aching heartbreak in love ballads such as Brief Encounter and Various Loneliness. On stage, the Taiwanese singer exudes a confident, dignified air.

But her three children - son Brandon, 11; and twin daughters Beverly and Bella, both seven - see a different side of the 47-year-old.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 04, 2019, with the headline 'Singer Julia Peng doesn't want her kids to be musicians'. Print Edition | Subscribe