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rGyal-mtshan, Mig-dmarlocked

  • Isabelle Henrion-Dourcy

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(b Rin-spungs, 1883; d dGa’-ldan, 1933). Tibetan lha-mo (musical theatre) actor of ‘old’ (pre-communist) Tibet. He was trained from childhood by A-lce Dvangs-bzang and became the star of the newly reformed sKyor-mo-lung troupe and then its teacher. The power of his voice was apparently so amazing that people preferred not to be near him when he sang. He was an expert in all the repertory and modified the style by adding ornamental ...

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