(born November 20, 1962) is a popular Chinese folk music singer and the wife of Chinese leader, Xi Jinping. She gained popularity as a singer from her regular appearances on the annual CCTV New Year's Gala, a widely viewed mainland Chinese television program that airs during the Chinese New Year. She has won many honors in singing competitions nationwide. Her most famous works include People from Our Village (父老乡亲), Mount Chomolungma (珠穆朗玛), and On the Plains of Hope (在希望的田野上). Peng is a civilian member of China's People's Liberation Army and holds the civilian rank comparable to major general. She was one of the first in China to obtain a master's degree in traditional ethnic music when the degree was established in the 1980s.
23.10.2012 [South China Morning Post (subscription)] - A provincial foreign affairs official said Xi's wife, famous soprano PengLiyuan - who holds the rank of major general in the People's Liberation Army, was in Fuzhou as her due date approached and hoped that Xi would be present for the birth. "But at
23.10.2012 “A provincial foreign affairs official said Xi's wife, famous soprano PengLiyuan – who holds the rank of major general in the People's Liberation Army, was in Fuzhou as her due date approached and hoped that Xi would be ...
06.11.2012 [World Tribune] - Xi is also overshadowed by his glamorous wife, the famous People's Liberation Army singer PengLiyuan. More importantly, Xi lacks a network of protégés and associates at the top echelon of the Party-state apparatus. Read complete article. Window On the