Dou Wei

Alternative rock, Musical Artist

1969 –

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Who is Dou Wei?

Dou Wei is a Chinese musician, singer-songwriter and composer. Dou Wei is a multi-instrumentalist and produces music across many genres. He first came to prominence as a member of the hard rock group Black Panther. His album Dark Dreams draws influences from The Cure and Bauhaus, was a landmark album in the Chinese rock scene and gained strong popularity. Followed by Sunny Days and Mountain River, Dou Wei explored new frontiers in electronic and ambience. From there on, Dou Wei's music took the direction of ambience, folk and post-rock. His two last vocal album Acousma and Rainy Murmur with the E band draws influence from the UK post-rock group Bark Psychosis. Since then Dou Wei's music became more improvisational and he has consistently collaborated with others and formed the group Indefinite.

Dou Wei has two daughters: one named Dou Jingtong, born to his ex-wife, Chinese pop singer Faye Wong, and the other one born to his ex-wife, photographer Gao Yuan.

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Born
Oct 14, 1969
Beijing
Also known as
  • 窦唯
  • 鬄峔
  • ñ¼Î¨
  • Wei Dou
  • 竇唯
  • Dou, Wei
  • Dòu Wéi
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • China
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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