CHINESE. Highly experienced Mandarin singer, presenter, translator/interpreter and VO.
Kuei Lin has aB.A. inEnglish & Chinese
LiteratureatTunghaiUniversity (Taiwan), and trained in vocal studies at Guildhall School of Music & Drama.He is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker, with
excellent Taiwanese language skills and good spoken French. He has considerable versatility in accents,
able to vary Mandarin Chinese from a standard accent to either a more northern
(Pei-Jing) or southern (including Taiwanese and Singaporian) accents.He has been a voice artist for English and
Taiwanese clients since 1994.
He was a presenter for Taiwanese radio in the late
1980s, and for product launches for theHP, ICMand General Motorssince 1994, including theVectraSicily andOpel CorsaTaiwan&Indonesialaunches.He worked for major translation companies and
publishers in English to Chinese translation inTaiwan,BelgiumandGreat Britain. He has also translated
commercial texts of various lengths, from short story pieces to books on
commercial letters of credit and history. He has even written a novel!
Kuei Lin has been an interpreter forITNandPrice Waterhousesince 1993 and is a
singer of note having appeared in various operatic roles inTaiwan,FranceandGreat Britain. Other voice work includes
promos, documentaries, films and commentaries for theBBCandSky Television, and more recently commercials for Tiger Beer and Blue Dragon
Aside from his presenting, interpreting and VO
work, Kuei Lin is also an accomplished opera singer and dancer (contemporary)
who has performed all over the world.