Cheo artist Tran Thi Xuan – wife of People’s Artist Tran Bang, mother of director Tran Luc – died at 6:15 p.m. on October 19 (September 19, year of the Monkey), at the age of 83.

The director said that before his death, his mother was hospitalized for pneumonia.

Ms. Tran Thi Xuan used to be a famous Cheo artist.

`I love my mother very much. She is very passionate about art but sacrifices everything for her husband and children. Thanks to that, my father was able to write so many scripts and books about Cheo, and I was able to become an actor and then a director.

Tran Luc said that when he was a child, following his mother, he stood in the backstage watching her play the role of Thi Kinh in an ancient opera.

Director Tran Luc: 'I'm old but still like a child in my mother's eyes'

Directed by Tran Luc.

Even though he is a father of four children, Tran Luc said his mother always worries about him.

`My personal life has broken down many times. I know my mother is heartbroken, but she loves her child, and she endures it very much. She doesn’t scold me, but always behaves in a way that makes me believe, otherwise it would be difficult to get over it.`

People’s Artist Tran Bang is over 90 years old this year.

Director Tran Luc: 'I'm old but still like a child in my mother's eyes'

Mrs. Tran Thi Xuan with her husband – People’s Artist Tran Bang.

Ms. Tran Thi Xuan was once a famous Vietnamese Cheo artist who grew up in the troupe established during the Dien Bien Phu campaign.

Her funeral will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on October 24 at the funeral home of Central Hospital 108, 5 Tran Thanh Tong, Hanoi.

Mr. Hoang