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The legacy of musical genius Yao Min


China-born music legend Yao Min’s work will be celebrated at the tribute show.

China-born music legend Yao Min’s work will be celebrated at the tribute show.

Tribute To Yao Min: Chronicle Of Splendour II aims to attract a new generation of fans to the Chinese music legend’s work.

WHEN discussing shidaiqu or classical Chinese folk jazz fusion music of a bygone era, names of famed singers like Zhou Xuan, Bai Guang, Li Xiang Lan, Yao Lee, Bai Hong, and Gong Qiu Xia come to mind. But few would know of Yao Lee’s brother Yao Min (1917-1967), the gentleman who composed the melodies that made these songstresses so well-loved.

   

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