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Le Thanh Nhon Le Thanh Nhon i(A89802 works by)
Born: Established: 1940
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Vietnam,
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Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
; Died: Ceased: 2002 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
Heritage: Vietnamese
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BiographyHistory

Le Thanh Nhon was a major Vietnamese sculptor and established an international reputation while still in his 20s. He lectured in fine arts at Saigon universities. When Saigon fell in 1975, he and his family fled by boat and were granted asylum in Australia. Nhon became a tram conductor in Melbourne, and also illustrated children's books. He also continued sculpting. Nhon's tram conductor's uniform and his art have been on display at the National Gallery of Australia. Hung Le is his son.

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