LI Zeng-guan was born on March 19, 1961 in Beijing. He learned the dizi from HE Wei-qing since he was young. Later on he further studied it under the famous musicians like ZHAO Song-ting, WANG Tie-chui, LIU Sen, ZENG Yong-qing and YU Xun-fa. He graduated from the music department of the Social Music Academy of Beijing and became the section head of wind instruments and the principal dizi of the Central Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra. He was appointed the national first class performer and was the guest professor of the Drama Institute of China. In April 1989, he participated in the dizi section of the Mountain Cup TV Competition and won a prize. In 1995, he participated in the International Chinese Instrumental Competition and won a prize again. In 1997, he developed a dizi with tuning holes scale together with his colleague and won the third prize in the advance in technology which was granted by the Ministry of Culture.