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There is more than one artist with this name:

1) Alan Dawa Dolma (阿兰·达瓦卓玛; ཨ་ལན་ཟླ་བ་སྒྲོལ་མ; born in July 25, 1987), also known as alan, is a Tibetan singer and player from Sichuan who debuted in 2005 with a cover album entitled 声声酔如蘭 (Sheng Sheng Zui Ru Lan, Entranced With the Sounds of alan).

She is ethnically Tibetan and “Alan” is her Tibetan family name. She grew up in a village called Rongxar in the Danba county of the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province, China.

Her father is a civil servant, while her mother is a former singer in the local Art Troupe. She learned singing from a young age and learned how to play the erhu at age eight. At nine years old, alan was selected for the leading role in the Chinese television drama 太陽女神 (Tai Yang Nu Shen), and first pursued a career as an actress. alan was scouted when Avex China held auditions in Beijing, and went on to debut with a Japanese language single in November 2007, entitled 明日への讃歌 (Ashita e no Sanka, A Hymn for Tomorrow) under Avex Trax. She is currently still studying Japanese, and has a basic grasp of the language.

alan was chosen to sing the theme songs for the Chinese epic film RED CLIFF Part I and its sequel RED CLIFF Part II, entitled 心・战 ~RED CLIFF~ (Xin・Zhan ~RED CLIFF~, Heart・War ~RED CLIFF~) and 赤壁 ~大江東去~ (Chi Bi ~Da Jiang Dong Qu~, Red Cliff ~Great River Gone East~), respectively. The Japanese versions used in the Japanese language releases of the films are RED CLIFF~心・戦~ (RED CLIFF~Shin・Sen~ and 久遠の河 (Kuon no Kawa, River of Eternity).

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