NSND Nguyễn Thị Thanh Hiền, also known by the stage name Thu Hiền (Đông Hưng, Thái Bình, 3 May 1952) is a Vietnamese traditional singer. She began by singing revolutionary songs,[1] touring with field music troupe during the Vietnam War.[2] Her performances mix accompaniment of traditional instruments such as đàn bầu and western keyboards.[3]


Twenty albums.


  1. ^ Vietnamese studies: Issue 59 "These questions interest our singers more and more. Some of them like the sopranos Song Thao, Thanh Huyen, Thu Hien... by their grasp of the popular tradition, are highly appreciated by the public."
  2. ^ Beijing Week: Issues 27-52 1977 "Thu Hien, another singer, who had joined the revolution when she was only 11, told Chinese colleagues that she was deeply moved when she saw the Chinese film The White-Haired Girl years ago in the jungles of southern Viet Nam."
  3. ^ World Music: Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and ...: Volume 2 - Page 269 Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, Richard Trillo - 2000 "Artists. Thu Hien. Along with ca Hue singer Ai Hue, Thu Hien is never far away from any visitor in Hue who shows an interest in local music - and a performance in your hotel or "