Tan Swie Hian

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Birthday
5, 1943
Birthplace
Indonesia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Indonesia

About

Contemporary sculptor, calligrapher, and poet who was honored with Singapore's Cultural Medallion in 1987.

Before Fame

He studied English and French at Nanyang University before serving as the Press Attaché for the French Embassy in Singapore.

Trivia

His painting, "The Moon is Orbed," sold for $3.7 million.

Family Life

He moved with his family to Singapore when he was an infant.

Associated With

He and Christian Daniel Rauch both had careers as sculptors.