Peng Liyuan

Opera, Musical Artist

1962 –

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Who is Peng Liyuan?

Peng Liyuan is a renowned Chinese contemporary folk singer and performing artist. She is the wife of current Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and as such referred to as the "Chinese First Lady" by American and Chinese media.

Peng is the Dean of the People's Liberation Army Art Academy . She gained popularity as a soprano singer from her regular appearances on the annual CCTV New Year's Gala, a widely viewed mainland Chinese television program that airs during the Chinese New Year. She has won many honors in singing competitions nationwide. Her most famous singles include People from Our Village, Zhumulangma and In the Field of Hope. Peng is a civilian member of China's People's Liberation Army and holds the civilian rank equivalent to major general. She was the first in China to obtain a Master's degree in traditional ethnic music when the degree was established in the 1980s.

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Born
Nov 20, 1962
Yuncheng County
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • China
Profession
Education
  • China Conservatory of Music
    ( - 1990/05)
Lived in
  • Beijing

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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