Wang Zunyi (1938-1981) was born in Linmu, Shandong Province. After his graduation from the Shandong Sports Academy in 1960, he was assigned to work in the Propaganda Office of the Shandong Sports Committee. He transferred to the Jinan Military Region Vanguard Spoken Drama Troupe in 1961 to work as a set designer. In 1969, he was transferred again, this time to work in the Cultural Office of the Political Department of the Qingdao Garrison Command. He returned to the Jinan Military Region Vanguard Cultural Work Group in 1980.