People's Artist Trung Kien passes away at 82

(VOVWORLD) - People's Artist Trung Kien, a famous tenor of revolutionary music, passed away due to a serious illness on Wednesday morning in Hanoi, at the age of 82.

People's Artist Trung Kien passes away at 82  - ảnh 1People's Artist Trung Kien (Photo:

Trung Kien whose full name is Nguyen Trung Kien was born in 1939 in Kien Xuong district, Thai Binh province, and was the son of revolutionary Nguyen Danh Doi.

His beautiful voice has been associated with the revolutionary songs, including The country is full of joy, Raising the flag to march to the South, Female boat driver, Love song, Meeting on the peak of Truong Son range, Saluting heroic Ma River, Truong Son Song, and Ho Chi Minh is the most beautiful name.

Trung Kien served as Deputy Minister of Culture and Information and trained generations of singers to rise to fame.

The funeral service for People's Artist Trung Kien will be held on Saturday morning at the National Funeral House, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi.