经济学人:讣告:著名评书艺术家单田芳逝世 享年84岁(2)
日期:2018-10-12 04:36

(单词翻译:单击)

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中英文本

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He had grown up in Liaoning province before the Communist revolution of 1949, his mother ("The Pale Girl") an actress and his father a player of the three-stringed lute.
1949年共产主义革命前,单田芳长于辽宁省,母亲是演员(人称“白丫头”),父亲是三弦演奏者@f7MP6(GUtv|U
But he knew from childhood, as he shook the money-basket round after their shows, that this was not much of a living.
但是他从小就知道,这种演出结束捧着篮子向观众讨要钱的生活,不是长久之计rx)_F5IOsfxxvcn
Folk arts might be centuries old, but they had low social status.
民间艺术可能已有几个世纪的历史,但民间艺人社会地位低微eCt7gyj1xzeMX%RPi
He hoped to be a doctor or an engineer, until the collapse of his parents' marriage threw him back on pingshu to maintain his seven sisters.
他希望成为医生或是工程师,直到他父母离婚,迫使他回归评书,以此来养活7个妹妹Tbz)2JjaVH8
Fate ordained it so.
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He had always been good at memorising, diligent at practice, and after more instruction he was happy to spend the decade from 1956 to 1966 playing the tea-house circuit.
他过目成诵、勤于练习、不吝请教,于1956到1966的十年间,在