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Peking Opera Master Mei Baojiu Dies at 82
   2016-04-25 14:00:29    Xinhua      Web Editor: Huang Yue

Renowned Peking Opera artist Mei Baojiu, the ninth son of artistic master Mei Lanfang, dies at the age of 82, April 25, 2016. [Photo: Xinhua]

Mei Baojiu, a famous Peking opera performer and son of a legendary Chinese theater mogul, died at the age of 82 on Monday in Beijing.

Mei fell into a coma following a bronchial spasm and died at 11 a.m. in the hospital, according to the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing.

Born on March 29, 1934 in Shanghai, Mei Baojiu was the ninth child and successor of Mei Lanfang, one of the most respected Chinese artists of the 20th century and creator of the "Mei School" style of Peking opera.

Mei Baojiu was the head of Mei Lanfang Peking opera troupe under the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing. He was famous for his performance in such classical plays as "Farewell My Concubine," "Lady General Mu Takes Command," and "The Drunken Beauty."


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