Before the Second Sino-Japanese War, he was a professor at Tsinghua University. He made translations of Chinese classic works and modern Chinese literature. His nearly complete draft translation of Zhuangzi was burned in the Warsaw Uprising, but he published a translation in 1953. In 1955, he participated in discussions surrounding the Chinese Character Simplification Scheme. He died in Beijing in 1957.
- 中国语文 总第63期 Sept 1957 Page 48 波蘭汉學家夏伯龍博士逝世[sic]