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Born 23 Dec 1917 in Xiangtan
Died 8 Nov 2018
Age100 years, 10 months
C. Y. Lee
C. Y. Lee
Eight Li brothers of Xiangtan in Beijing, celebrating their parents' 60th birthdays. From left to right (youngest to oldest): Li Jinyang (C.Y. Lee), Jinguang, Jinming, Jinjiong, Jinshu, Jinyao, Jinhui, Jinxi

About C. Y. Lee

Chin Yang Lee or C. Y. Lee (Chinese: 黎錦揚; pinyin: Lí Jǐnyáng; December 27, 1915 – November 8, 2018) was a Chinese American author best known for his 1957 novel The Flower Drum Song, which inspired the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Flower Drum Song and the eponymous 1961 film which was nominated for five Academy Awards.

He is also known as Chin Yang Lee and Li Jinyang.