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Cao Yu

Cao Yu
Born Wan Jiabao
(1910-09-24)September 24, 1910
Tianjin
Died December 13, 1996(1996-12-13) (aged 86)
Beijing
Occupation Playwright
Language Chinese
Nationality Chinese
Education Nankai High School
Alma mater Tsinghua University
Period 1933-1996
Genre Drama
Notable works Thunderstorm
Sunrise
Spouse Zheng Xiu (m. 1937–51)
Fang Rui (m. 1951–74)
Li Yuru (m. 1979–96)
Children Daughter: Wan Fang, Wan Huan, etc.
Relatives Wan Dezun (father)

As society diversifies, the number of people who read literature is decreasing. It will be difficult for readers to digest my ideas through literature.
Cao Yu
For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom.
Cao Yu
For a writer, life is always too short to write. I will just try my best during what remains of my life.
Cao Yu