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Pan Shou (1911-1999)

Pan Shou was born in Fujian, China in 1911. In 1930 he came to Singapore and worked as the editor of a Chinese newspaper. Later he served as the principal of Tao Nan School and, from 1955 to 1960, as the secretary-general of Nanyang University.

During his lifetime he was a prolific writer and artist producing around 2,000 calligraphy scrolls and poems! One of his calligraphic works is shown on a stamp.

Pan Shou has received many awards for his works. Among these are the Singapore Cultural Medallion awarded in 1986 and the Meritorious Service Medal awarded in 1994.

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Stamps: Top 1995 Oct     Bottom 1994 May
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Written by victorkoo

30 May, 2008 at 10:00 am

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