Văn Cao

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Văn Cao
Born Nguyễn Văn Cao
15 November 1923(1923-11-15)
Hai Phong, French Indochina
Died 10 July 1995(1995-07-10) (aged 71)
Hanoi, Vietnam
Nationality Vietnamese
Occupation Composer
Notable work Tiến Quân Ca

Văn Cao (born Nguyễn Văn Cao; 15 November 1923 – 10 July 1995) was a famous Vietnamese composer. He wrote the Vietnamese national anthem, "Tiến Quân Ca". He, along with Pham Duy and Trinh Cong Son, is widely considered one of the three most important people in modern (non-classical) Vietnamese music.