Chang Ch'ung-ho

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Chang Ch'ung-ho
張充和
Chang Chung-Ho met Hans Fränkel in November 1948.jpg
Chang Ch'ung-ho was married to Hans Fränkel in November 1948 in Beijing.
BornMay 17, 1914
DiedJune 17, 2015(2015-06-17) (aged 101)
Other namesZhang Chonghe
Alma materPeking University
OccupationEducator, writer
Notable work
Taohuayu
Spouse(s)
Hans Fränkel (m. 19482003)
ChildrenEmma Fränkel, Ian H. H. Frankel
Parent(s)Father: Zhang Wuling
Mother: Lu Ying
RelativesSisters: Chang Yuen-ho, Chang Yun-ho, Chang Chao-ho
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chang (Zhang).
Chang Ch'ung-ho
Traditional Chinese張充和
Simplified Chinese张充和

Chang Ch'ung-ho or Zhang Chonghe (Chinese: 張充和; May 17, 1914 – June 17, 2015),[1] also known by her married name Ch'ung-ho Chang Frankel, was a Chinese-American poet, calligrapher, educator and Kunqu opera singer. She was called as "the last talented woman of the Republic of China" (民國最後一位才女).

On June 17, 2015, Chang Ch'ung-ho died in New Haven, Connecticut, aged 101.[2]

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  1. "张充和·戏梦人生". Beijing Evening News (in Chinese). June 11, 2015. Archived from the original on June 21, 2015. Retrieved June 20, 2015.
  2. "张充和去世 真正的女神一去不返" (in Chinese). ZY News. June 19, 2015. Retrieved June 20, 2015.