HU Hai-quan was born on March 25, 1935 in Beizhen county, Liaoning province and passed away of illness on November 3, 2006 in Beijing. He learned the suona under his uncle at the age of nine. In 1951, he was admitted to the music group of Lu Xun Arts Academy of Northeast China. In 1952, he was transferred to the People’s Art Theatre of Northeast China. At there, he had the chance to perform China’s first suona concerto piece Joyfully Celebrates Victory of YANG Ji-wu and LIU Bing-yi. In 1954, he was transferred to the Central Song and Dance Troupe in Beijing. After 1963, he was transferred to the Film Orchestra of Beijing until he died of heart decease. In 1956, he premiered the suona concerto Joyfully Celebrates Victory with the traditional orchestra in the Joint Performance of the National Music Week. He became famous after this performance. He then began to compose and arrange for a lot of wind instrumental music pieces by which he had taught many students.