鄧昌國，小提琴家；1923 年 12 月 16 日出生於福建林森，1992 年 3 月 30 日逝世於美國。 11歲開始自修學拉小提琴，隨後考進北平師範大學音樂系，主修小提琴，並與江文也學習作曲。1947年進入比利時布魯塞爾皇家音樂學院，與杜布瓦(Alfred Dubois)學習小提琴，畢業後到里約熱內盧費南德音樂院教授小提琴。返臺後，積極向教育部建議擬定「資賦優異學生出國進修辦法」，培植諸多音樂人才，推動了臺灣本土音樂教育以及國際文化交流的急速躍昇。
DENG Chang-Guo was born in Linsen, Fujian in 1923. He started learning the violin at the age of 11 and was eventually accepted into Beijing Normal University’s Music Department as a violin performance major. He studied composition with Jiang Wen-Ye. He was accepted into the Royal Conservatory of Brussels in 1947, where he studied violin with Alfred Dubois. After graduating he taught violin at the Brazilian Music Conservatory. Deng eventually returned to Taiwan and urged the Ministry of Education to establish a program for sending talented students abroad to study. He taught and trained numerous musicians, giving impetus to music education in Taiwan and strengthening Taiwan’s international cultural exchanges. Deng passed away in the US in 1992.