Yang Yinliu

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Yang Yinliu (simplified Chinese: 杨荫浏; traditional Chinese: 楊蔭瀏; pinyin: Yáng Yìnliú) (1899–1984) was a musicologist from the People's Republic of China. He was the editor of the Zhongguo yinyue cidian (中国音乐词典, Dictionary of Chinese Music). He was born in Wuxi, Jiangsu, and was professor at Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.

One part of his research was dedicated to the Chinese folk musician Hua Yanjun (Abing) (华彥君- 阿炳, ca. 1893-1950).


  • Yang Yinliu (editor): Zhongguo yinyue cidian (Dictionary of Chinese Music). Beijing, 1984 (includes short biography)
  • Zhongguo renming da cidian (中国人名大词典 Dictionary of Chinese People, 1992)
  • Cihai (辞海 "Sea of Words," 2003)

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