Trinh Cong Son

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Birthday
28, 1939
Birthplace
Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam
Death Date
Apr 1, 2001 (62)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1939
Birthplace
Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam
Death Date
Apr 1, 2001 (62)

About

Widely considered one of the most important figures in contemporary Vietnamese music. He specialized in love songs and anti-war songs, a few of which were banned by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Before Fame

He matriculated from the Lycee Jean-Jacques Rousseau School where he studied Western Philosophy.

Trivia

His funeral was second only to Ho Chi Minh's funeral in terms of attendance.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Hue, Vietnam. He and his father lived in Hue's Thừa Phủ Prison when he was 10.

Associated With

He was often compared to American musician Bob Dylan in terms of style and sound.