WANG Dian-yu was born on October 12, 1899 in Yun Cheng county, Shandong province and passed away of illness on November 28, 1964 in Tianjin. He was also named Zhou-xi and Jie-chen. When he was eight years old, he got smallpox and both eyes lost sight. At the age of ten, he learned the sanxian and singing from MA Yu-xiu. Later on, he followed his fellow apprentice to make live in Chenpo village. At that time, he transformed the sanxian to zhuiqin and then modified it to leiqin. In 1923, he formally and publicly presented the leiqin to play the operatic tunes and imitation on various instruments’ sound in Jining, Shandong. In 1941, he returned to Yun Cheng and founded the Ensemble of Dong Lu. He then admitted ZHAO Yu-zhai, HAN Feng-tian, ZHENG Xi-pei, GAO Zi-cheng and EN Feng-yin as his fellow student. In 1949, he returned to his hometown and joined the Ping Yuan Quyi Group. In 1952, he was transferred to the Tianjin Quyi Group. At the same year, he was selected to participate in the 1st National Join Performance of Music and Dance Show and won the outstanding performance prize.