翁清溪

WENG Ching-Hsi

Music

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.

Awards
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"

Nominations
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"

Filmography:

Year Title
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
1983 香火 
1980 China My Native Land 
1980 大地勇士 
1980 未婚媽媽 
1980 西風的故鄉 
1980 LOVE BOAT 
1980 Love Comes from the Sea 
1980 苦情草 
1979 我愛芳鄰 
1979 我歌我泣 
1979 早安台北 
1979 THE STORY OF A SMALL TOWN 
1979 A Title Rewon 
1979 驪歌 
1978 The Brave Ones 
1978 Joy Anger Sadness Happiness 
1978 無情荒地有情天 
1978 煙波江上 
1978 你不要走不要走 
1978 He Never Gives Up 
1978 Taipei Golden Horse Awards - Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor
1978 奔放青春 
1977 風鈴風鈴 
1977 手足情深 
1977 蒂蒂日記 
1977 婚姻大事 
1977 十三女尼 
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
Update:2018/11/14
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