Shang Xiaoyun

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Shang Xiaoyun (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Shàng Xiǎoyún) (1900 – April 19, 1976) was one of the four great twentieth century performers of the Dan role type in Jingju with Mei Lanfang, Cheng Yanqiu, and Xun Huisheng.

In addition to his singing, Shang was known for his dance and acrobatic skills. He was the founder of the Rong Chun Opera School.