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Chen Yi (b.1953)

Born 4 April 1953
Guangzhou, China
Nationality Chinese
Era Modern

Chen Yi (陳怡) is a Chinese violinist and composer of contemporary classical music. She was the first Chinese woman to receive a Master of Arts in music composition from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. Yi was a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Music for her composition Si Ji (Four Seasons). In 2012, she was awarded the Brock Commission from the American Choral Directors Association.

Examples by Chen Yi