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Famous Guitarists from China

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List of famous guitarists born who were born in China, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from China are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous China guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

This list has a variety of items, like Herman Li and Nicholas Tse, in it.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from China?" and "Who are famous China guitarists?"
  • Nicholas Tse Ting-fung (Chinese: 謝霆鋒; born 29 August 1980) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and chef. A multi talented celebrity, he became a TV chef and food critic in 2014. Tse initially entered the entertainment industry in 1996 as a singer. He learned martial arts from Philip Ng, Andy On and Sammo Hung, and Jackie Chan stunt team leader, Chung Chi Li for the screen and television, which he continues to practice. Tse made his film debut in 1998 with the crime film Young and Dangerous: The Prequel, for which he received the Hong Kong Film Award for Best New Performer for his performance. In 2003, Tse founded Post Production Office Limited, a special...  more
    • Nationality: China, Hong Kong
    • Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
  • Eason Chan Yick-shun (born 27 July 1974) is a Hong Kong singer and actor. Chan was ranked number "6" in the 2013 Forbes China Celebrity Top 100 List.In 2005, Chan's Cantonese album U87 was named one of Time magazine's "Five Asian Albums Worth Buying". Chan has won a number of Golden Melody Awards. In 2003, he won Best Mandarin Male Singer and Best Mandarin Album for Special Thanks To.... In 2009, he won Best Mandarin Album for Don't Want to Let Go. Chan won his second Best Mandarin Male Singer award in 2015, for the album Rice and Shine. In 2014, Chan's net worth was HK$100 million. In 2018, Chan was named Best Mandarin Male Singer for the third time, for the album C'mon In~....  more
    • Nationality: China, Hong Kong
    • Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
  • Yip Sai-wing (born 19 August 1963) is a Hong Kong musician, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the rock band Beyond, formed with the lead vocalist Wong Ka Kui....  more
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
  • Herman Li (Chinese: 李康敏; born 3 October 1976) is a British Chinese musician who is one of two lead guitarists for the power metal band DragonForce....  more
    • Nationality: China, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

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