Bai Guang was born in 1921 under the birth name 史永芬 Shǐ Yǒngfēn in Beiping, now Beijing, China. She was a famous movie star and singer. By the 1940s, she became one of the Seven great singing stars. er mandopop songs were often used in many of the movies as soundtracks. She had a slightly deep and hoarse voice, which helped her become a big star in Shanghai.