Jiang Dawei

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Jiang Dawei
Chinese name 蔣大為 (traditional)
Chinese name 蒋大为 (simplified)
Pinyin Jiǎng Dàweí (Mandarin)
Born (1947-01-22) January 22, 1947 (age 71)
Tianjin, Republic of China
Education Yaohua School
Occupation Singer
Years active 1980 - present
Genre(s) Ethnic music
Label(s) Yinhua Entertainment Culture
Spouse(s) Zhang Peijun
Children Jiang Yi
Ancestry China

Jiang Dawei (born January 22, 1947) is a Chinese folk singer, best known for a number of hit songs such as the theme song for the 1986 TV series Journey to the West. In 1968, he joined the Forest Trooper Art Troupe and began his singing career. In 1975 he joined the Beijing Central National Song and Dance Ensemble as a solo singer. He later became chairman of Central National Song and Dance Troupe, and the chairman of China Light Music Troupe.

Jiang Dawei has held concerts in the United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, Singapore, and Thailand.

Personal life[edit]

Jiang married Zhang Peijun (张佩君), who is a former solo singer in the Central Ensemble of National Minorities Songs and Dances.[1] They have a daughter, Jiang Yi (蒋怡; born 1978), she holds Canada citizenship.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 蒋大为老婆张佩君资料简介及照片 . laonanren.com (in Chinese). 2012-01-17. 
  2. ^ 蒋大为隐身加拿大,13年的泪水与感动 . xiaogushi.com (in Chinese). 2012-12-13. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. 
  3. ^ 蒋大为女儿蒋怡可让全家移国外 . laoren.com (in Chinese). 2014-01-02. 

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