Contemporary guqin players
This is a list of contemporary players of the guqin of the 20th and 21st centuries. It attempts to list most notable players (i.e. if they are publicly known and/or have made a significant contributi...
Contemporary guqin players - Wikipedia
Chinese emperors family tree (ancient)
This is a family tree of Chinese kings before the establishment of the title emperor (皇帝) by Shi Huangdi.
The legendary Five Emperors were traditionally regarded as the founders of the Chinese sta...
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Bai (surname)
Bai is the pinyin romanization of the common Chinese surname 白, meaning the color white. With its variants, Bai was ranked 79th within the list of common Chinese surnames in 2006, down from 70th in 19...
Fu Xi
Fu Xi (Chinese: 伏羲), also romanized as Fu-hsi, is a culture hero in Chinese legend and mythology, credited (along with his sister Nü Wa) with creating humanity and the invention of hunting, fishi...
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Cai (surname)
Cài (Chinese: 蔡) is a Chinese surname that derives from the name of the ancient Cai state. It is regionally more common in China's Fujian Province and in countries settled by ethnic Chinese from t...
Cai (surname) - Wikipedia
Confucius Genealogy Compilation Committee
The Confucius Genealogy Compilation Committee (孔子世家谱续修工作协会) is responsible for collecting, collating and publishing the 2,500 years worth of genealogical data associated with Confucius. The fifth edit...
Family tree of Confucius in the main line of descent
This is a family tree of the main line of descent of Confucius (Chinese: 孔子世家大宗).
Li Mian
Li Mian (Chinese: 李勉; 717 – September 14, 788), courtesy name Xuanqing (玄卿), formally Duke Zhenjian of Qian (汧貞簡公), was an official and general of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, serving as a ch...
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Jiang Kui
Jiāng Kuí (Chinese: 姜夔) (c. 1155 – c. 1221) was a famous Chinese poet, composer and calligrapher of the Song Dynasty, particularly famed for his ci (song lyric poetry). He composed numerous ...
Criticisms of Confucius Institutes
The Confucius Institute (CI) program, which began establishing centers for Chinese language instruction in 2004, has been the subject of criticisms, concerns, and controversies during its internationa...
Zhang Gao
Zhang Gao (張鎬) (died 764), courtesy name Congzhou (從周), formally the Duke of Pingyuan (平原公), was an official of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reign of Emperor Su...
Guo Chuwang
Guo Chuwang (Chinese: 郭楚望) was a patriot at the end of the Song Dynasty and a musician of the guqin who composer of the piece Xiaoxiang Shuiyun 《瀟湘水雲》.
Yellow Emperor
The Yellow Emperor or Huangdi, formerly romanized as Huang-ti and Hwang-ti, is one of the legendary Chinese sovereigns and culture heroes included among the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors. Traditi...
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Ruan Ji
Ruan Ji (Chinese: 阮籍; pinyin: Ruǎn Jí; Wade–Giles: Juan Chi; 210–263) was a poet and musician who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history. He wa...
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Zhang Ziqian
Zhang Ziqian (simplified Chinese: 张子谦; traditional Chinese: 張子謙, 1899-1991), a famous seven-string zither qin players, was born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, Qing. He studied the guqin with a...
Wang Fei (musician)
Wang Fei (Chinese: 王 菲; pinyin: Wáng Fēi) is a musician of Chinese descent. She specialises in traditional Chinese musical instruments such as the guqin and the guzheng. Her teacher of the guq...
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Sima Xiangru
Sima Xiangru (Chinese: 司馬相如; c. 179 – 117 BC) was an ancient Chinese poet, writer, musician, and official who lived during the Western Han Dynasty. Sima is a significant figure...
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Bo Ya
Bo Ya (伯牙) was a qin player from the Spring and Autumn Period or the Warring States period. He was known by his first name of "Boya", although his surname may have been Yu (俞), thus his complete name ...
Zhuangzi
Zhuangzi may refer to:
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Wu Zhaoji
Wu Zhaoji (吳兆基) also known as Xiangquan, was born in Hunan in 1908, China. At the age of 4, his family moved to Suzhou, where he lived the rest of his life until his death in 1997. Raised in a musical...
Li Xiangting
Prof. Li Xiangting (Chinese: 李祥霆; pinyin: Lǐ Xiángtíng) is considered one of the master players of the guqin. He was born in Liaoyuan, Jilin in 1940. At an early point he became interested in ...
Guan Pinghu
Guan Pinghu (管平湖) (March 4, 1897– March 28, 1967), was a leading player of the guqin (古琴), a Chinese 7-string bridgeless zither. Born in Suzhou, Jiangsu, Guan came from an artistic family, and started...
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Qu Yuan
Qu Yuan (c. 339 BC–unknown; alt. c. 340–278 BC) was a Chinese poet and minister who lived during the Warring States period of ancient China. He is known for his patriotism and contributi...
Qu Yuan - Wikipedia
Cai Yong
Cai Yong (132–192) was a Chinese scholar of the Eastern Han Dynasty. He was well-versed in calligraphy, music, mathematics and astronomy. One of his daughters was the famous Cai Wenji.
Cai Yong wa...
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Kong Family Mansion
116°58′30″E / 35.61167°N 116.97500°E / 35.61167; 116.97500The Kong Family Mansion (Chinese: 孔府; pinyin: Kǒng Fǔ) was the historical residence of the direct descendants...
Kong Family Mansion - Wikipedia
Confucius (2010 film)
Confucius (Chinese: 孔子) is a 2010 Chinese biographical drama film written and directed by Hu Mei, starring Chow Yun-fat as the titular Chinese philosopher. The film was produced by P.H. Yu, Han S...
Confucius (2010 film) - Wikipedia
Gu Yong
Not to be confused with Gu Yong (d.8 BCE) zh:谷永, minister to Emperor Cheng of Han.Gu Yong (168–243), courtesy name Yuantan, was a minister of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period. ...
Cheng Yu (musician)
Cheng Yu is a Chinese musician. She is internationally renowned as a performer of the pipa, a Chinese four-stringed lute, but also plays the guqin, a seven-stringed zither, and is a virtuoso, scholar ...
Cheng Yu (musician) - Wikipedia
Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove
The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove (also known as the Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove, simplified Chinese: 竹林七贤; traditional Chinese: 竹林七賢; pinyin: Zhúlín Qī Xián) were a group of Chin...
Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove - Wikipedia
Battle of Banquan
The Battle of Banquan (simplified Chinese: 阪泉之战; traditional Chinese: 阪泉之戰; pinyin: Bǎn Quán Zhī Zhàn) is the first battle in Chinese history as recorded by Sima Qian's Records of the Gran...