No-one else here is likely to know of him, but another giant in the world of human music has died
Chinese opera is an acquired taste, and I have not yet acquired that taste (smile) but I have to admire the artistry evident in this artform.
If you would like to know more, this 'obituary' by Thorsten Pattberg, a German scholar specialising in East Asian scholarship, will explain a lot.
Sad that he is gone. Never heard of him or his art before.