82-year-old busker plays Chinese violin in memory of his brother

Shen Wei Shan began playing the Chinese violin on the streets of Melbourne six years ago to raise money for his sick brother.

Shen Wei Shan. Photo by Zhixian Lyu

He made $20,000, but his brother died of his illnesses.

Now the 82-year-old busker plays his music in memory of his brother, and to entertain passers-by on the ground floor of Melbourne Central and on Russell Street in Chinatown.

D*scribe’s Zhixian Lyu spoke to him and the people who enjoy his music.



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