Văn Cao

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Văn Cao
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Born
Nguyễn Văn Cao

(1923-11-15)15 November 1923
Hai Phong, French Indochina
Died10 July 1995(1995-07-10) (aged 71)
Hanoi, Vietnam
NationalityVietnamese
OccupationComposer
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.