Deng Yi - 40

272 Beijing Opera Performers - Deng Yi - Number 40

Deng Yi

Beijing Opera - "Tanshan Valley"

Deng Yi with a white pointed three-tile face plays in the list-opera "Tanshan Valley" adapted from an episode in Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Deng Yi (197-264) was a high-ranking general of Wei. In the list-opera he is outwitted by Shu commander Jiang Wei and suffers a crushing defeat in Tanshan Valley. To memorize this great man, every Feb. 8th people gather together to celebrate the festival of Deng Yi.

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