Lang Lang mourns his auto patronmain
The former General Motors VP Shirley Young has died in New York at 85.
An accomplished pianist, born in Shanghai, she drove GM into a vast investment in China and took a maternal interest in the pianist Lang Lang, the composer Tan Dun and the choreographer Shen Wei, who designed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Lang Lang’s organisation issued this statement: The Lang Lang Music Foundation mourns the passing of our director Shirley Young, a remarkable woman, patron of the arts, and a dear friend. We send sincere condolences to her family. She was unique and can never be forgotten. Lang Lang and Gina Alice Lukas Barwinski-Brown And the Board of Directors of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation.