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An encyclopedia is a reference work providing summaries of information from all branches of knowledge. As a valued source of reliable information, it helps readers to search wide range of information. The exhibition showcases a number of encyclopedias and reference books from the HKCL’s Documents Collection Campaign Collection, including the 9th and 10th edition of Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopedia of China and Yong Le Da Dian.
WAN Kwong is famous for singing down-to-earth Cantonese songs, whose lyrics, reflect the lives of the lower class in Hong Kong. His songs are so popular among street singers at the Temple Street Night Market in the 1970s and 1980s that he was named as “Temple Street Singer”.
The exhibition introduces WAN Kwong's life and his singing career through displaying the manuscripts, gramophone records, photographs and programme booklets. Readers can find out more about this famous singer and the music culture in this era.