Tian Han

Playwright, Author

1898 – 1968

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Who was Tian Han?

Tian Han, born in Changsha, Hunan, was a Chinese drama activist, playwright, a leader of revolutionary music and films, as well as a translator and poet. Tian contributed a great deal to the development of Chinese modern drama as well as Chinese opera. His most famous legacy may be the lyrics he wrote for March of the Volunteers in 1934, the national anthem of the People's Republic of China.

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Born
Mar 12, 1898
Changsha
Also known as
  • 田漢
  • Tián Hàn
  • 田汉
  • Han Tian
  • Han Immortal
  • 汉仙
  • Chen Yu
  • 田寿昌
  • Hànxiān
  • buó hóng
Nationality
  • China
Profession
Lived in
  • Hunan
Died
Dec 10, 1968
Changsha

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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