|Stamp Title:||Modern Chinese Musicians (I)|
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|Date of Issue:||2012-04-16|
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|The development of Chinese music in the twentieth century saw many outstanding modern musicians. |
Xiao Youmei (1884-1940), a native of Guangdong Province, was a music educator and composer. In his early years, he went to study music in Japan and Germany.
Liu Tianhua (1895-1932), born in Jiangsu Province, was a composer, folk-music performer, and music educator.
He Lüting (1903-1999), a native of Hunan Province, was a composer and music theorist. He once studied at Shanghai National Music School, and held many positions at Wuchang Art School and Yan’an Central Music Troupe.
Ma Sicong (1912-1987), born in Guangdong Province, was a modern Chinese composer and violinist. His Nostalgia created in 1937 became one of the 20th-century music classics.
China National Philatelic Corporation will release four FDCs and a commemorative cancellation respectively.