3Novices:Cantonese Opera grand master dies in Hong Kong at age 92

The direct lineage of the old Cantonese operatic school has ended with the passing of its grand master.
Fung Wah, a renowned leader of Cantonese operatic troupes since the 1950s, died of pneumonia at Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital on Monday night. He was 92 and is survived by his wife and three daughters.
“What is gone with my father is the old style of Cantonese music based on intuitive playing and instantaneous music-making with solo singers,” said Fung Chui-yu, a renowned singer…
June 20, 2017 at 03:12PM
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