Longing for Husband Cloud

Longing for Husband Cloud or Cloud Gazing or Cloud of Eternal Sorrow (望夫云) is a story of the Bai people.

It is also the title of a 1962 Chinese-language western-style opera composed by Zheng Lücheng to a libretto by Xu Jiarui.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women - Volume 2 - Page 145 Lily Xiao Hong Lee, A. D. Stefanowska, Sue Wiles - 2003 "... of the PRC, Zheng Lücheng was active in his work as a composer; he wrote the music for the Western-style opera Cloud Gazing."
  2. ^ Di ba jie yazhou yi shu jie - Page 50 Hong Kong. Urban Council - 1983 "This was 'Wangfuyun' ('Cloud of Eternal Sorrow'), first performed in Beijing in 1962 by the Central Opera Troupe. ... The libretto was selected for a new attempt at a Chinese geju and then Zheng Lucheng, an ethnic Korean who had written .."
  3. ^ New music in the Orient: essays on composition in Asia since World ... - Page 197 Harrison Ryker - 1991 "Zheng Lucheng Longing for Husband Cloud (libretto by Xu Jiarui)"