Tian Han, the Persecuted Writer of China’s National Anthem

Tian Han (R) and

National Museum, wax figures of Tian Han (right) and Xia Yan (left). (Image: Zjm7100 via Dreamstime)

The Fate of the Chinese National Anthem Lyricist and Composer

Nie Er and Tian Han.

Nie Er (left) and Tian Han (right), respectively the lyricist and the composer of 'March of the Volunteers,' photographed in Shanghai in 1933. (Image: via Wikimedia Commons)