"Scallop boss" Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge

Đình NhưFeb 03, 2024 at 16:05

 3  |  1 Discuss  |  Report

Follow on

Artist Jiangzhou is a great image of the Cai Liang stage that is known to audiences who love this art. Making the audience laugh is like that, but the late artist's personal life has many cries.

Artist Jiangzhou was the son of a Western farmer, in his childhood only knew how to herd buffaloes, herd cows and wade rice fields. At the age of 15-16, Jiangzhou went to work as a talent and was taught by the owner of the ship to reform the salary.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 1

Jiang Zhou was praised for having a good voice like Mingjing. On one occasion singing an ancient song to help fun when the art team in his hometown was performing, Jiang Zhou was accepted into this art team. Not long after, Jiangzhou fled home to follow the Fuzhou singing burden and wandered through many other small songs thanks to his long, endowed singing. In 1968, Jiangzhou was joined by the big state reform troupe, Huong Autumn and began to be cast in supporting roles in the troupe's famous plays such as Han River Grass Burden, Two Way Separation, White Stork, Gunfire One Hour Late at Night... There, Jiangzhou married Dao Yuxian with the group.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 2

After April 1975, the Autumn Xiang troupe took a break from singing, and Jiangzhou and his wife left the troupe to live in the air. By the end of 1975, Giang Chau was accepted into the Saigon 2nd Luong Reform Corps, then Saigon 1. Here, Jiangzhou stands out with his unique voice, creative and talented performance, making three roles of his life, even if they are not the main ones. It is the role of Thua in Hau River Song with a long, slightly cheeky voice that listeners want to break a little bit. Jiangzhou is typical of the Southern farmer, generous, genuine, and aura.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 3

Jiang Zhou's second role was Chen Xiong, a wounded soldier in the revolutionary play Finding Life. With a half-conscious, half-drunk performance, with a voice that is both sarcastic and bitter, Jiangzhou's Chen Xiong makes the audience remember his life-filled lines such as "Just a grenade", "Drop my baccalaureate, go to sergeant, I stay at home to give birth to America. Never talk about the country, you come back and have your children." These sayings through the acting of artist Jiangzhou have come to life, popular until now.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 4

However, the third role, the role of the Scallop Boss in the play Shellfish Clam is the role that the national audience misses Jiangzhou the most. Jiangzhou's Scallop Boss who wears a torn shirt inside a beautiful shirt, who holds a clog, who steals his armpit for fear of wearing it out, who steals ashes to make his servants starve, who is thirsty for fear of consuming rice and water, etc. has made the name Scallop Boss to this day a reference to someone who is too stingy. Jiangzhou's role as Scallop Boss also passed on to life catchphrases in life such as "Where is the person", "Open is it lightning, open is it grabbing" ... Jiangzhou's Scallop Boss is unique with a meticulous cry like pulling a stork, making the audience laugh and admit that there is no one to play the role of Scallop Boss through Jiangzhou.

Struggling to make a living in the late afternoon

The talent of artist Jiangzhou is rare, both artists and audiences know and recognize, but in his own life, he has never been rich and luxurious. At its most flourishing, the Shellfish Clam that Jiangzhou played as the Scallop Boss performed every year round, Jiangzhou's family only lived in full prosperity.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 5

In the early 1990s, when Cai Liang declined, artist Jiangzhou had to work with artist Yang Qing to open a pub to live. But because the audience adored the invitation and his health deteriorated, Jiang Zhou divested and went to fairs, funerals, and weddings to earn a living. And Jiangzhou was invited to sing very expensive shows. However, famous artists who go to fairs, funerals, weddings are very gossipy.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 6

At one point, Jiang Zhou mused: "Every artist wants to sing on the stage sanctuary, and I have lived under the aura of art for a long time, so when singing in the space where people eat and drink, listening to singing is secondary, I am ashamed. But if you don't sing, you don't feed me." But with a gentle and humorous nature, sometimes artist Jiangzhou joked and said to himself: "I don't care to sing on the big stage or the small stage, as long as there is an audience that loves Cai Liang, I sing. Sometimes singing at funerals is... more fun than weddings." Because he said, singing at weddings guests worry more about eating than listening to singing, so I am sad, and at ghosts people do not eat, listen attentively to the artist so I am happy.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 7

Life seems like this but peacefully passed because artist Jiangzhou is not rich but has enough to live, a good wife, good children, and a peaceful family. But in 2013, Jiang Chau's son, a young artist Taishan, who collaborated at the Huang Thai Thanh Theater, died of brain cancer at the age of 29, when his name began to be known. A few years later, the daughter of artist Giang Chau, due to not being charmed enough to succeed her father, switched the profession of director to business and lost several billion VND, empty-handed. In old age and weakness, Jiang Zhou had to take his father to sing songs to raise his three young grandchildren. He said: "I know a lot of people look on with sympathy for me. But I felt I needed to stand firm for my children, for my grandchildren. If I collapse now, they will be miserable."

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 8

In the face of such shocks, Jiang Zhou's wife took refuge in her hair to forget her sorrow. Although Jiang Zhou himself was resilient in resisting life, his sadness kept gnawing at him. Many colleagues in artist Minh Vuong's coffee group have many times comforted, encouraged and shared so that artist Jiangzhou let go of his sadness, but he may not be able to do it. In the last years of his life, Jiangzhou often stayed at home a lot, with little communication with friends and colleagues.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 9

On May 8, 2019, family members announced his d.eath at the age of 65. It is known that artist Jiangzhou discovered that he suffered from a degenerative brain disease in early 2016. After treatment, the disease did not subside, he gradually lost his memory. Since May 7, he has been in a coma and by the morning of May 8, artist Jiangzhou did not survive.

Scallop boss Jiangzhou and his sad life: Son dies, daughter defaults, wife takes refuge - Photo 10

Did you LIKE this article?
Yes
No

Related topics

People's Artist Trong Phuc: U60 goes to the market to cook, has a son, refuses to talk about marriage

Đình Như14:14:33 29/03/2024
Trong Phuc is considered a beautiful couple in the Cai Luong field with a height of 1.8m and masculine appearance. He possesses a deep, inspiring voice and diverse acting abilities. At the age of over 50, the artist is still actively working.

 5  |  1 Discuss  |  

Le Nguyen Truong Giang: The multi-talented descendant of the famous Minh To luong family

Bảo Nam16:51:33 01/03/2024
Born in 1989, Le Nguyen Truong Giang is a young descendant of the 6-generation family attached to the ancient luong luong Bau Thang - Minh To; his uncle was People's Representative Thanh Tong, Truong Son People's Committee; sister Tu Suong...

 3  |  1 Discuss  |  

Le Tham just passed away: Once a leader, her husband passed away and had to go to the NS Nursing Home

Đình Như16:18:04 24/01/2024
Female Cai Luong artist Le Tham, currently living at the Ho Chi Minh City Artists' Retirement Area, passed away at her relative's house. She is one of the people on the list to move to Thi Nghe nursing center right after Lunar New Year.

 1  |  1 Discuss  |  

Kieu Truc Phuong: Stop singing for your children, now selling noodles and friendship with Thanh Kim Hui

JLO17:12:00 09/05/2024
Once a bright digger of wealth but in the late afternoon, artist Kieu Truc Phuong had to earn a living by selling noodles. Although she is in her 80s, the artist is still healthy and works every day, calving noodles for guests to earn a living.

 3  |  1 Discuss  |  

Ms. Vu Rooster: Mother Khanh Linh, famous 1 time, now hidden, only interested in Buddhism

Bảo Nam15:38:02 05/05/2024
Vu Rooster was once known as a famous beauty of red music in the 70s and 80s. After years of dedication to art, in the late afternoon, the artist lived peacefully with her daughter Khanh Linh.

 1  |  1 Discuss  |  

People's Artist My Hang: Who is the multi-talented actress who was adopted by People's Artist Thanh Dien?

Đình Như16:33:04 23/04/2024
Director, People's Artist My Hang (full name is Pham Thi My Hang, born October 8, 1975). She has been involved in artistic activities since 1995. In nearly 30 years in the profession, she has achieved many high achievements in competitions, festivals, and shows.

 3  |  1 Discuss  |  

People's Artist Dao Dream Long: The stage star has many love affairs but still lonely all his life

Thảo Mai17:51:00 02/03/2024
No one knows how many roles Dao Mong Long has played, he himself cannot remember, only that every generation considers him a talented artist who was born for the stage.

 1  |  0 Discuss  |  

Tuan Chau: Prince Cai Liang was banned by his wife's family, 7 years to go to the US with his wife

Bảo Nam14:45:00 19/02/2024
For the overseas Vietnamese community, Tuan Chau must be a name that is no stranger, especially for audiences who love the art of Cai Luong. Recently, he opened up about being unpopular with his wife.

 4  |  1 Discuss  |  

Minh Khang: From playing a wedding reception to a famous musician, marrying a famous supermodel

Minh Lợi14:05:07 06/02/2024
Musician Minh Khang was born in 1978, long famous for hits such as Rainbow Defect, Meteor Shower ... In addition, he made headlines when he married model Thuy Hanh in 2007.

 3  |  1 Discuss  |  

Actress Ngoc Tuong: Married early, now happily married with a beautiful wife and good children

JLO16:17:15 30/01/2024
Ngoc Tuong is a familiar face on the small screen, but very few people know about his personal life because he is quite secretive. He and his wife have been together for more than 20 years. The actor himself always trusts his partner in raising their children.

 5  |  1 Discuss  |  

Yen Trang: Used to love Cuong Do La, caused the most regret in the show "Beautiful Sister", still single

Thảo Mai09:10:45 21/01/2024
Despite limiting her artistic activities to focus on business, Yen Trang still receives the attention of the audience. Currently, at the age of 40, the female singer is still single and increasingly attractive.

 3  |  1 Discuss  |  

People's Artist Quang Tho: From worker and miner to famous singer, perfect marriage

Keng17:35:28 20/01/2024
A former mine worker, the People's Artist soon revealed his talent through the mass movement and became an outstanding opera voice in the Vietnamese music industry. More than titles, what he enjoys in his life as an artist is the career of cultivating people.

 2  |  1 Discuss  |  

Lam Minh shaves his headsoanhPearl lotus flowernewjeansdecao's wifeillitmin hee jinnational careerh.ot newsmessagetrizzie equationsquare"h.ot trendmillion dongDuc Tien