Xian Xinghai, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Xian Xinghai

Chinese composer

Date of Birth: 13-Jun-1905

Place of Birth: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Date of Death: 30-Oct-1945

Profession: composer

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Xian Xinghai

  • Xian Xinghai or Sinn Sing Hoi (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Xian Xinghai; Wade–Giles: Hsien Hsing-hai; 13 June 1905 – 30 October 1945) was one of the earliest generation of Chinese composers influenced by western classical music and has influenced generations of Chinese musicians.
  • Xian composed in all the major musical forms (two symphonies, a violin concerto, four large scale choral works, nearly 300 songs and an opera), and is best known for the Yellow River Cantata upon which the Yellow River Concerto for piano and orchestra is based.

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