Kesigbuyan

Kesigbuyan was born in 1947 in Suγu-yin Engger village of J̌irγal-un J̌am district of Baγarin West Banner. He belongs to a family of seven generation bards. Kesigbuyan still preserves Mongolian and Manchu manuscripts in his home. Among the numerous tales he recited there are Šüwei Ren Gui J̌egün Liyoo-yi tübsidkegsen “How Xue Rengui Pacified the Eastern Liao”, Čaγan göregesün-ü namtar “The Story of the Enlightened White Deer”, Doγsin Čin ulus “The Fierce Qin Dynasty”.

Further Information

For a full English translation of the biography, see Elisabetta Chiodo, “Life Stories and Achievements of Eastern Mongol Bards”, Ural-Altaische Jahrbücher NF 22, 2008, pp. 212-216 . The Mongolian texts of the biographies of the bards, on which the English translation is based, are published in Rinčindorǰi, Tuuličid quγurčid-un namtar böge mörgöl-ün iraγu nayiraγ , Beijing 2010, pp. 157-177, 195-214 .