Zhou Xuan

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Zhou Xuan
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Born
Su Pu (traditional Chinese: 蘇璞; simplified Chinese: 苏璞; pinyin: Sū pú)

(1920-08-01)August 1, 1920
DiedSeptember 22, 1957(1957-09-22) (aged 37)
OccupationSinger, actress
Years active1932–1954
Spouse(s)
Yan Hua
(m. 1938; div. 1941)

Tang Di (m. 1951–1952)
Partner(s)Shi Hui (1947–1948)
Zhu Huaide (1948–1950)
Children
  • Zhou Min (son), with Zhu Huaide (?)
  • Zhou Wei (son), with Tang Di
Musical career
Also known asGolden Voice (Chinese: 金嗓子; pinyin: Jīn sǎng zi)
OriginShanghai
GenresShidaiqu

Zhou Xuan[1] was an iconic Chinese singer and film actress. By the 1940s, she had become one of China's "Seven Great Singing Stars".

She was nicknamed the "Golden Voice", and had a movie career until 1954. She recorded more than 200 songs and appeared in over 40 films in her career.[2]

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  1. (Chinese: 周璇; pinyin: Zhōu Xuán; born Su Pu (traditional Chinese: 蘇璞; simplified Chinese: 苏璞; pinyin: Sū pú); August 1, 1920 – September 22, 1957), also romanized as Chow Hsuan
  2. Yueh-yu Yeh, Emilie 2012. "12. China". In Creekmur, Corey; Mokdad, Linda (eds) The International Film Musical. Edinburgh University Press, p173. ISBN 978-0-7486-3476-7

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