About Bai Juyi

Bai Juyi 白居易 (772 – 846), sometimes romanized as Bo Juyi or Po Chü-I, was a Chinese poet from the Tang dynasty. His verse is often seen as popularly accessible yet profoundly simple. One of his most famous and well-known works is the Chang hen ge《長恨歌》, or Song of Everlasting Regret, which tells the story of the Emperor Xuanzong and his doomed love affair with his favorite concubine, the legendary beauty Yang Guifei.