就义歌

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Title

就义歌
Jiù yì gē
Praise on a heroic death

Description

It was a poem written by a communist, Xia Minghan, as his last words when he was put to death by the Chinese Nationalist Party government in 1928. The poem indicates his resolute belief of communism and warmly support to revolutionaries. The poem was later recomposed to a song played in The East Is Red.

Creator

The East Is Red Arts and Crafts Factory, Foshan, Guangdong

Date

1928

Format

56.5 x 39.3 (papercut)
88 x 61.2 (poster)

Language

Chinese

Identifier

4

Original Format

Papercut poster

Physical Dimensions

88 x 61.2

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