廖年賦，管絃指揮家；1932 年 5 月 5 日出生於臺北土城。1968 年，創辦臺北世紀交響樂團，孕育出許多國內優秀青年音樂家，並於 1975 年演出全齣普契尼歌劇《托斯卡》，不僅是在臺灣首演，更是臺灣第一次以管弦樂伴奏的全齣大型歌劇演出，為日後樂團演出歌劇奠定基礎。2009 年，榮獲第十三屆國家文藝獎，是首位榮獲此獎的指揮家。
LIAO Nian-Fu was born in Tucheng, Taipei in 1932. He is a conductor. Liao established the Taipei Century Symphony Orchestra in 1968, subsequently training many outstanding performers in Taiwan. Liao also directed Taiwan’s premiere production of Puccini’s Toscani in 1975, which was also the first time that a Taiwanese symphony accompanied a full-scale production of an opera in Taiwan. It established a precedent for future symphonies in Taiwan to produce operas. In 2009, Liao was awarded the National Award for Arts, making him the first conductor to win the award.