Peng Liyuan (2nd left), folk singing soprano and wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, receives her honorary doctorate from New York’s Juilliard School at a ceremony in Beijing on December 6. Photo: China Conservatory of Music

Juilliard gives honorary doctorate to Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping

Award is recognition of Chinese folk music and reflection of closer cultural ties between China and US, popular soprano says

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Peng Liyuan (2nd left), folk singing soprano and wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, receives her honorary doctorate from New York’s Juilliard School at a ceremony in Beijing on December 6. Photo: China Conservatory of Music
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