Weng Ching-hsi was born in Taipei in 1936. He had perfect pitch since he was young and had taught himself Jazz music as well as various kinds of musical instruments. He also specialized in composition, arrangement and conducting. In 1962, he formed the Chinese Television Symphony Orchestra and had performed in many night clubs. In 1971, he formed the Chinese Television Band, in which he served as the head and conductor. Since the 1970s, he started composing film scores. His music talent was appreciated by musician Zhou Lan-ping and director Lee Hsing.
He had written thousands of songs, including "Story of a Small Town," "The Moon Represents My Heart" and "Cupid." He also composed scores for roughly 80 films, including "He Never Gives Up," "Good Morning, Taipei" and "Lament of the Sand River." In 1981, he won the Golden Horse Award for best original film score for "My Native Land." In 2012, Weng passed away at the age of 77.
2002 The 47th Asia Pacific Film Festival Best Original Film Score "Lament of the Sand River"
1981 The 18th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "My Native Land"
1981 The 18th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "My Native Land"
1980 The 17th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "Good Morning, Taipei"
1979 The 16th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "Story of a Small Town"
1978 The 15th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "He Never Gives Up"
|2000||LAMENT OF THE SAND RIVER|
2000 The 10th Fukuoka International Film Festival, Asian Panorama Section
Best Supporting Actor and Actress Awards, Taipei Golden Horse International Film Festival 2000
2000 The 45th Asia Pacific Film Festival, Best Director Award, Best Original Music Award
2001 The 2nd Jeonju International Film Festival
2001 The 25th Hong Kong International Film Festival
|1980||China My Native Land|
|1980||Love Comes from the Sea|
|1979||THE STORY OF A SMALL TOWN|
|1979||A Title Rewon|
|1978||The Brave Ones|
|1978||Joy Anger Sadness Happiness|
|1978||He Never Gives Up|
1978 Taipei Golden Horse Awards - Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor
|1976||Eight Hundred Heroes|
1976 Asia Pacific Film Festival-Best Film, Best Actress,Gold Crown Shield Award
1976 Golden Horse Awards - Special Jury Prize of National Spirit