Leo Ho, also known as CY Leo, was named the youngest ever World Solo Harmonica Champion in 2013, when he was 19 years old. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Leo Ho, also known as CY Leo, was named the youngest ever World Solo Harmonica Champion in 2013, when he was 19 years old. Photo: Jonathan Wong

video | Hong Kong’s youngest world champion harmonica player on a mission to ‘rebrand’ his humble instrument

CY Leo, crowned world harmonica champion at the age of 19, will join classical musicians for a free concert this month and has been exploring another genre, jazz, as he seeks to elevate the mouth organ’s status

Leo Ho, also known as CY Leo, was named the youngest ever World Solo Harmonica Champion in 2013, when he was 19 years old. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Leo Ho, also known as CY Leo, was named the youngest ever World Solo Harmonica Champion in 2013, when he was 19 years old. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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