LIU Shao-chun was born on October 16, 1901 in a salty family of Fuping, Shanxi province and passed away on November 20, 1971 in Yangzhou. His first name was Shao and also called De-yi. In 1928, he learned the qin from SUN Shao-tao of the Guang Ling School. He learned hard and acquainted all the techniques of the Guang Ling School. As a result of the Sino-Japanese War, he disregarded all the belongs and took only a qin with him during fleeing from homeland. This brought him a nick name called “the crazy man in qin”. In 1956, he was invited by ZHA Fu-xi to go to Nanjing for recording of his 8 pieces of Guang Ling School qin music. He then stayed in Nanjing. And in 1958, he was introduced by GAN Tao to became the teacher of the qin in Nanjing Institute of Arts.