1917. 9. 17 Born in Tongyeong City, South Gyeongsang Province.
1925 Educated at "Hodang Seojae or school" in Tongyeong.
1926-1931 Enter Tongyeong Public General School. Graduated in 1930 (5th grade). Started Composing.
1935-1936 Went to Japan. Studied in Osaka Industrial School and Osaka Conservatory.
1937. The first collective children songs 「A shepherd's song」was composed. It was positively evaluated by the composor Hong Nan-pa.
1938 Taught at Tongyeong "Hwayang Academy (now, Hwayang Elementary)"
1939-1940?He studied composition under Tomojiro Ikenouchi in Tokyo.
1945 Participated as a member of Tongyeong Culture Association.
1948-1949 Taught at a Women's High school in Tongyeong. After liberation from Japanese, he composed school songs for Tongyeong Women's High School, Tongyeong High School, Yokji Middle School including many primary schools with Yu Chi-Hwan and Kim Sang-ok.
1952 Composed a war song on a poem of Lee Eun-sang 「Nakdong River」.
1956. 6 Studied music in Paris.
1959. 7 Graduated Berlin Music School.
Performed the「Five Pieces for Piano 」at Netherlands Viltobel and 「Music for Seven Instruments」 at Darmstadt. Won the hearts of European contemporary music circles.
1966.10 Performed 「Reservation」at Donauschingen, East Germany for the first time. He became a world-celebrated composer after this successful performance.
1967.6 Return to Seoul due to "East Berlin Spy Incident".
1969.3 Released. Return back to East Berlin. Awarded Quill Award.
1972 An honorary professor of East Berlin Music University. The first performance of 「Opera Sim Tjong」.
1981.5 The first performance of Exemplum in memoriam Kwangju in Quilon.
1988.5 'Grand Cross for Distinguished Service of the German Order of Merit from the Federal Republic of Germany.
1992 Held the world-wide Commemoration Music Event in celebrating his 75th birth.
1994.4 "I-sang Yun Music Hallyeosudo" was held by Yeaeum Culture Federation in Seoul, Busan and Gwangju.
1995 Presented Symphonic Prelude [Angel in the flame] and [Epilogue] in Japan.
1977-1987 Worked as a professor in Berlin Art University.
1995. 11. 3 Died of pneumonia in Berlin (At age 78).
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