HSIN Yung-Siu (1939-), a famous opera singer and teacher, known as "Chinese Madama Butterfly", was born into a prestigious family of Tainan. In 1959, she studied in the Musashino Academia Musicae and earned her master’s degree in 1966. In Japan, she won second prize of the first Japan-Italy Competition and first prize of the "Kinokuniya Competition", and became the member of Nikikai Opera Studio. In 1970, she won the fifth place in the Madama Butterfly International Concours in Nagasaki, was the first Asian winner. She came back to Taiwan in 1969, active in opera both at home and abroad, and became a keen promoter of Chinese art songs in USA, Canada and Southeast Asia. She was engaged in concerts of different types as a performer and judge, both at home and abroad. In 2012, she organized "Japanese Art Song Seminar". After more than five decades of performing , HSIN Yung-Siu, the first internationally renowned Taiwanese soprano, continues to shine.