Monday, December 24, 2012

Ri, Myon-Sang

Myon-Sang Ri(1908-1989), Korean(North) composer, he was born into a peasant family and studied music under adversity, began composing songs before liberation of the country. He served as the chairman of the Central Committee of the Korean Musicians Union. He was awardee of Kim II Sung Order and winner of Kim II Sung Prize. He composed songs and 2 operas(A Dream of Red Mansions).

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