In 2009, when he was awarded the Executive Yuan Culture Award, Mr. Tyzen Hsiao once said, "We will work for music as long as we are alive and able."
In Taiwan there are Aboriginal music, there are national music, there are traditional music, and then we almost jump to a considerable avant-garde music field, that is, in Taiwan's music history, the lack of Western tone music three hundred years of development, So Mr. Tyzen Hsiao hope that their works can fill this area.

 

In 1967, Mr. Tyzen Hsiao, respectively, in Taiwan, Japan, after the completion of the music degree returned to return to Kaohsiung after the first thing is to put the music seeds in the university district, he was in Kaohsiung City, Kaohsiung female teacher, Tainan family, and Tainan theological school to teach, he bent on the music sprinkled in every corner of Taiwan, so that more young students know the diversity of music. This kind of teaching career for ten years. Good times do not often, in 1977 due to his wife failed to go to the United States business, he recalled by the operation of a small art shop was born, had thought the music dream will be buried here. But did not expect the eighteen years in the United States, is Xiao Tailong's golden years. He has said: left home, very miss the hometown, came to the United States, to see the Taiwan compatriots love their hometown, to participate in the Taiwan movement, very positive and enthusiastic; some people write poetry, lyrics published on the local love, Touched, put these poems into songs and chorus.

 

The advanced technology and economic in America didn’t attract him, he started to miss his pure homeland in Taiwan, so he started to change Taiwan songs, merging them with the western style, like “Wang Chun Feng”, Taiwan and “Si Xiang Qi” are all famous rearranged songs at the time. At the same time he made Taiwanese songs and nostalgia songs, such as “Chu Wai Lang” and “You Zi Hui Xiang”expressing a Taiwanese’s thoughts leaving his hometown, these songs are touching for those Taiwanese who are away from their homeland.



In 1980, the Kuomintang government was included in the blacklist of the time of the martial law during the creation of the "first day of the march." However, Mr. Tyzen Hsiao was disgusted by the rupture of the cardiac aorta hemangioma into the hospital. , That year, Taiwan took place in the February 28 incident, his history of the mission of the mood still insist on the completion of the famous large-scale orchestral "1946 Overture" (1947 Overture). The song represents the wonderful combination of history and music, called the first in Taiwan history with music records important historical events.
In 1995, after the lifting of the ban on Taiwan, Mr. Tyzen Hsiao brought his family back to Taiwan, and the music learned in foreign countries to learn music fusion in Taiwan national music and published in the world of diverse works and concerts in various places The He spent his life to write the hometown song, the story of the land, by music introduced this beautiful island of Taiwan. During the visit, we are invited to visit Taiwan's Rao River Night Market and Rainbow Bridge to enjoy many of the island scenery, and jokingly said: "Taiwan's carambola soup, melon tea far better than the United States 7 Up, Coca-Cola."



Tyzen Hsiao's works belong to the classical music of the "serious music", but won the public favorite, of which more of his love for God, as well as indiscriminate pampering to his hometown of Taiwan, he used his music for Taiwan land Or for the people on this land voices, his great contribution to Taiwan, is to give Taiwan's folk international vitality.

 

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