Hung Sin Nui

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Title

Hung Sin Nui

Subject

Cantonese Opera Stars

Description

She was regarded as one of the greatest treasures of Cantonese opera and Hong Kong cinema.[1] She was famous for her unique sweet, crisp, smooth and coquettish "Hung tone" (紅腔) of singing which incorporated the techniques of Beijing Opera, Kunqu, and Western opera singing method.

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Type

Person

Person Item Type Metadata

Gender

Female

Birth Date

25/ 12/ 1924

Death Date

8/12/ 2013

Birthplace

Guangzhou, Guangdong province

Famous performance

The butterfly lovers (梁山伯,祝英台),The Judge Goes to Pieces (審死官), The Spoiled Princess” (刁蠻宮主) and “Wild Flowers are Sweeter” (野花香)

Contribution

She was invited to leave a handprint at the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong. Much of Hung's work and documents of her career are preserved at the Hung Sin-nui Arts Center in Guangzhou, which was opened 1998 by the Guangzhou city government to commemorate and preserve her contribution to the art of Cantonese opera,.

Files

hung1.jpg

Citation

“Hung Sin Nui ,” CCCH9051 Group 42, accessed October 6, 2022, https://learning.hku.hk/ccch9051/group-42/items/show/36.