吳漪曼，鋼琴家、音樂教育家；1931 年6 月 8 日出生於江蘇無錫。他的父親吳伯超終身奉獻於音樂教育事業，也因此影響了吳漪曼。1947年，考入國立音樂院，專攻鋼琴；1948年底，他隨母親來到臺灣，進入國立臺灣師範大學音樂系，隨張彩湘學琴。兩年後，她決定至美國深造；1955年，前往馬德里隨古畢列（J. Cubeles）學琴。1961年，自義大利回到臺灣，任教於師大音樂系，開始為臺灣音樂教育貢獻心力。
WU Yi-Man was born in Wuxi, Jiangsu in 1931. Her father Wu Bo-Chao, was a dedicated music educator, which had a major impact on her. In 1947, she was accepted into the National Music Academy, majoring in piano. At the end of following year, she came to Taiwan with her mother, majoring in music at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), studying piano with Zhang Cai-Xiang. After two years, she decided to study abroad in the US. In 1955, Wu started studying with J. Cubeles, and in 1961 she returned to Taiwan from Italy, teaching in NTNU’s music department, embarking on a long and illustrious career in Taiwan as a music educator.