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 a 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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