Kuei-Ying Hsu, born in a musical family in Miaoli, Taiwan, was already familiar with singing Hakka folk songs and playing Nanhu when she was a child. After attending the teacher’s college, she
was qualified as a music teacher with the first place, and taught in a kindergarten until she was 38 years old. Kuei-Ying Hsu was scouted for her penetrating voice and joined the Tien Wu Beiguan
Bayin Troupe after she moved to Hisnchu, Taiwan.