Zang Kejia in 1933 in Qingdao
8 October 1905|
Zhucheng, Shandong, Qing Empire
|Died||5 February 2004
Beijing, People's Republic of China
|Alma mater||Shandong Provincial First Normal School
Wuhan Branch of the Central Military and Political School
|Children||Zang Liyuan 臧樂源
Zang Lian 臧樂安
Zang Xiaoping 臧小平
He was born in the Shandong province, Zhucheng county. Zang entered the Shandong Provincial First Normal School in 1923 and later trained at the Wuhan Branch of the Central Military and Political School.
With the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Zang did cultural propaganda work for the army, and collections of his were published as well as volumes of army poetry. After the war, he was involved in editorial activities and published his first collection of short stories and prose.
After the founding of the People's Republic of China, he held several important positions, among them as chief editor of Poetry magazine. He also co-edited the "Selected Poems of Chairman Mao" with Zhou Zhenfu.
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