Photo Exhibition on Tian Han's Life Stories (May 29)
The photo, taken on May 29, shows visitors at a photo exhibition held at the Changsha Library. The Photo Exhibition of Tian Han's Life Stories (Changsha Part) and an academic seminar on "Tian Han’s stories in Changsha" were held the same day. More than 220 photos with fact descriptions were displayed. (Photo/Tian Chao, Hunan Daily)
Tian Han (1898--1968) was born in Changsha, Hunan Province (central China). He is a drama activist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, poet, lyric writer, literary critic, social activist, and literary work leader. He is also the founder of modern Chinese drama. He has composed more than 60 plays and operas, more than 20 film scripts, 24 opera scripts, nearly 2,000 lyrics and poems. He also wrote "the March of the Volunteers", which was later composed by Nie Er and became the national anthem of the People's Republic of China.
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn