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莊進才 ZHUANG Jin-Cai 北管音樂家 返回

莊進才,北管音樂家;1935 年出生於宜蘭冬山。父親莊木土是職業北管劇團團員,莊進才從小跟隨父親在戲班裡跑龍套,活動範圍多在宜蘭地區。13歲開始加入劇團,對於吹、彈、拉、打樣樣精通,戲曲前輩讚揚為「八隻交椅坐透透」。畢生致力於北管音樂的傳承,創辦「漢陽北管劇團」,兼演北管戲和歌仔戲。曾獲得全球華人藝術薪傳獎、中華文化藝術薪傳獎及國家文藝獎。

ZHUANG Jin-Cai was born in Dongshan, Yilan in 1935. His father, Zhuang Mu-Tu, was a professional beiguan opera musician. Zhuang Jin-Cai helped his father in the traditional opera troupes, mostly active in the Yilan County area. At the age of 13, he started joining troupes as a performer. He was adept at playing wind, plucked, bowed, and percussion instruments. His contemporaries called him the “one man band.” Zhuang, devoted his life to passing on the traditions of beiguan music. He founded the Han Yang Beiguan Opera Troupe, which performed both beiguan and gezaixi (Taiwanese opera). He was awarded the Global Chinese Artist Award and the Chinese Culture and Art Award.