Song Man-Kab is a person who is designated to a celebrated singer in the mordern history of Pansori. He investigated the new type of Pansori which is different the old one, then he borned the new current of Pansori, the named of 'change of the mordern history of Pansori'. And in the early of 1900's, he participated in 'Hyeobyulsa' and 'Wonkaksa' when the Pansori is to be a performance, then corresponded with the new cultural circumstance. Besides he brought to plentiful many disciples through the Research association of Cho-Seon's traditional music when the Pansori would be recovered in the era of Japanese colony.
Anyway his profession and activity can be said to keep a special signification in the mordern history of Pansori. Specially, the Pansori of 1900's was not to success to the old technique entirely, fell into the imfimity of Seolum-jo which was the central point of Kyemyeon-jo and was changed to special technical activity. Therefore we will need to attention to Song Man-Kab' Pansori. Also, aesthetics of his Dongpyeon-je, which is the korean straight and strong traditional song, is to be attentioned again in order to hand down the Pansori evenly. Furthermore he corresponded to the change of era with devotion and tradition, pioneered creative world of art beyond the old Pansori and would be chase to popularity and artistry. Consequently it is said that his world of art suggests many points of meaning in these times.