ZHANG Chang-cheng was born on October 3, 1933 in Xi’an, Shaanxi province and passed away of illness on July 15, 1998 in Xi’an. He was suffered vision injury, highly short-sighted since his childhood. Hardly study normally, he proposed to his mother to learn the banhu performance. He was then learning the alto banhu under a renowned Shaanxi opera musician JING Sheng-yan and became an accompanist in a Shaanxi opera ensemble after three years. In 1958, he went along with the Song and Dance Troupe of Beijing Public Security Army and transferred to the Progress Chinese Orchestra, Jinan. In 1959, he won the outstanding award in the 2nd Joined Performance of China Armed Forces. In 1962, he had a surgery on his eye sick which led him one eye blinded. During convalesces period, he composed Brother Comes Back and other two duet pieces together with YUAN Ye. His reformation and performing skills gives banhu a successful development. He is the first person to introduce the form of banhu duet in 1962.