Veteran radio presenter and essayist Luo Lan dies at age 96

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/29
By: C.W. Cheng and Lillian Lin

Taipei, Aug. 29 (CNA) Veteran radio presenter and renowned essayist Luo Lan (羅蘭), whose 201508290016t0001real name is Chin Pei-fen (靳佩芬), died Saturday at the age of 96 in a hospital in Taipei.

Narrating the life experiences of people from all walks of life in her radio programs and compiling the stories into inspiring essays, Luo Lan was one of the most popular radio presenters in Taiwan in the 1950s and 1960s when radio was a main source of entertainment.

She published her first book in 1963 when she was already in her 40s, and in the next 30 years, her works in print, including essays, short stories and travel stories, were seen in books, magazines and newspapers.     [FULL  STORY]

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