Su Dongpo, Chinese poet

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Su Shi
  • Known as: Su Dongpo
  • Birth: January 8, 1037, Meishan, China
  • Death: August 24, 1101, Changzhou, China
  • Language: Chinese
  • Who he was: major Chinese poet and author of around 2,700 poems, including Chibifu (The Red Cliffs); Nian Nu Jiao: Chibi Huai Gu (Remembering Chibi); and Shui diao ge tou (Remembering Su Zhe on the Mid-Autumn Festival); as well as letters, essays, and travel literature; one of "Eight Great Prose Masters of the Tang and Song," as were his father and brother

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