Here are 12 famous musicians from China died at 79:
Song Yingxing (April 5, 1587 Yichun, Jiangxi-April 5, 1666) a.k.a. Yingxing Song was a Chinese scientist.
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Szeto Wah (February 28, 1931 Hong Kong-January 2, 2011) was a Chinese politician and teacher.
He died caused by lung cancer.
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Lan Ying (April 5, 1585 China-April 5, 1664) was a Chinese artist, painter and visual artist.
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Wang Jian (April 5, 1598 Jiangsu-April 5, 1677) was a Chinese artist, painter and visual artist.
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Chang Cheh (February 10, 1923 Hangzhou-June 22, 2002 Hong Kong) a.k.a. Yi Yang Chang, The Godfather of Hong Kong cinema, Cheuh Chang, Chang Chueh, Cheh Chiang, Che Zhang, Chang Yi Yang, 张彻, 張徹, Zhāng Chè, Cheh Chang or Chang Yi-yang was a Chinese film director, screenwriter, writer, film producer, actor, costume designer, production designer, composer and film score composer.
He died caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Runje Shaw (January 1, 1896 Ningbo-February 17, 1975 Shanghai) a.k.a. Shao Zuiweng or Renjie Shao was a Chinese lawyer, screenwriter, film producer and film director.
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Kwan Shan (April 20, 1933 Shenyang-October 1, 2012 Hong Kong) also known as San Kuan, Kuan Shan, Shan Guan or Shan Kwan was a Chinese actor. He had one child, Rosamund Kwan.
He died as a result of lung cancer.
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Terence Young (June 20, 1915 Shanghai-September 7, 1994 Cannes) otherwise known as Stewart Terence Herbert Young, Shaun Young or Shaun Terence Young was a Chinese screenwriter, film director and soldier.
He died caused by myocardial infarction.
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Yip Man (October 1, 1893 Foshan-December 2, 1972 Mong Kok) also known as Ip Man, Yip Kai-man or Yeji Q was a Chinese martial artist, teacher and police officer. He had two children, Ip Chun and Ip Ching.
He died caused by head and neck cancer.
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Zeng Xianyi (January 31, 1936-April 5, 2015 Beijing) was a Chinese personality.
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Choui Khoua (November 23, 1916 Nanjing-December 16, 1995) also known as Hua Shui, Shuihua Zhang or Shui Hua was a Chinese film director and screenwriter.
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Ivan Desny (December 28, 1922 Beijing-April 13, 2002 Ascona) also known as Yvan Desny, Ivan Nikolai Desnitskij, Juan Desny, Ivan Nikolai Desnitzky, Иван Десни or Ivan Gums was a Chinese actor.
He died in pneumonia.
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