Li Bo (Cheenese: 李白, Lǐ Bo or Lǐ Bó; lived 701 – 762), umwhile kent in the Wast bi the transliteration Li Po, wis a major Cheenese poet. He is regardit as ane o the greatest poets in Cheenae's Tang period, which is aften considered Cheenae's "golden age" o poetry. He wis pairt o the group o Cheenese scholars cawed the "Aicht Immortals o the Wine Cup" in a poem bi fellae poet Du Fu. Approximately 1,100 poems attributit tae Li Bai remain today., includin thirtie-fower in the popular anthology, Three Hundred Tang Poems.
Li Bai travelled extensively "leuking for patrons", became well kent for his consumption o wine, served for brief periods unner the emperor, an made his livin through his poetry. He dee'd frae illness.
In the West his influences include mony translations, adaptations, an muckle inspiration.
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