Song Hae was a well-known television personality and singer in South Korea. He was born on April 27, 1927, and passed away on June 8, 2022. In addition to serving in the military during the Korean War, he was most known for his work as the host of the music program Korea Sings, which he began hosting in 1988 and continued to do so until his passing in 2022.

Song Hae Awards And Honors

Year Award-giving body Category Nominated work
2001 Korean Entertainment Art Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) N/A
2008 Baeksang Arts Awards Lifetime Achievement Award
2010 Korea Communications Commission Achievement Award
2014 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards Order of Cultural Merit
2015 KBS Entertainment Awards Best Couple Look at Me (with Jo Woo-jong)
2016 Korean Producer Awards TV Host Award N/A
2022 Guinness World Records Oldest TV Music Talent Show Host N/A


Song Hae Cause Of Death: How Did Song Hae Die?

According to the Seoul National University Hospital, he died on Wednesday at his residence in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. The reason of death was not disclosed by hospital officials.

Song had indicated a wish to depart KBS TV’s “National Singing Contest,” the weekly show he emceed for more than three decades, in recent media appearances, complaining about a poor recovery from COVID-19 after being diagnosed with the condition in March.