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  • 29 January, 2020
Jade Bells and Bamboo Pipes
 Teng Yu-hsien (1906-1944) ,Father of Taiwanese folk songs (RTI photo)

Some Taiwanese classics you hear today are performed by Zhan Yongming, a Chinese first-grade national dizi player. Famous Taiwanese folk songs include “Rain Night Flower” or "The Torment of a Flower" and “Longing for Spring Breeze composed by Teng Yu-hsien (1906-1944), one of the most distinguished composers and he is regarded today as the Father of Taiwanese folk songs.