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July 28, 1923|
Yantai, Shandong, China
|Died||October 25, 2019
New York City, U.S.
|Citizenship||United States (from 1958)|
|Education||Harvard University (M.A.)
New England Conservatory of Music (B.A.)National Chunking University (B.S.)
Chang Yi-An (m. 1962–2016)
Chou Wen-chung (Chinese: 周文中; pinyin: Zhōu Wénzhōng; July 28, 1923 – October 25, 2019) was a Chinese American composer of contemporary classical music. He was seen as one of the first Chinese composers who tried to translate authentic oriental melo-rhythms into the terms of modern Western music.
Chou died in New York City on October 25, 2019 at the age of 96.
- "An interview with Chou Wen Chung", Preston Wright, American Public Media, with Philip Blackburn, American Composers Forum, July 2002
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