Monday, January 28, 2013

Xiao, Youmei(蕭友梅)

Youmei Xiao(1884-1940), Chinese music educator and composer, he studied in Japan, studying pedagogy, piano, and voice. Then he continued to study at Leipzig University. Returning to China, in 1927 he founded the National College for Music in Shanghai(in 1949 it was renamed the Shanghai Conservatory). He served as the president of the institute until his death in 1940.

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