Musician Ying Ying Liu on growing up during the Cultural Revolution, going West, and connecting young people with nature through her charity LumiVoce

//Musician Ying Ying Liu on growing up during the Cultural Revolution, going West, and connecting young people with nature through her charity LumiVoce

Musician Ying Ying Liu on growing up during the Cultural Revolution, going West, and connecting young people with nature through her charity LumiVoce

Breaking records I was born in 1963, in Liaoning province, northeast China, the youngest of four children. I was an “accident”. My father’s name is Liu Chi, which means “big fire”. He is one of the most celebrated Chinese composers. He named me Ying Ying, which means “firefly”, so I’m daddy’s little fire.I had an amazing relationship with my dad. My mother was a choreographer and later became a painter and I grew up surrounded by artists. When I was three years old, the Cultural Revolution…

Article by [author-name] (c) Arts & Culture - South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2021-08-21T04:15:11+00:00 August 21st, 2021|Entertainment|Comments Off on Musician Ying Ying Liu on growing up during the Cultural Revolution, going West, and connecting young people with nature through her charity LumiVoce