錢南章，作曲家；1948 年 6 月 8 日出生於江蘇常熟。運用現代音樂技巧，融合古典音樂的特色，作品《詩經五曲》曾榮獲中山文藝創作獎，並連續以《擊鼓》、《馬蘭姑娘》獲得第八及第九屆金曲獎最佳作曲人獎；2002 年，以《佛教涅槃曲》得到第十三屆金曲獎最佳作曲人獎；2005 年，則以《號聲響起》獲得第十六屆金曲獎最佳作曲人獎；同年，榮獲第九屆國家文藝獎。
QIAN Nan-Zhang was born in Changshu, Jiangsu in 1948. He is a composer. Qian uses modern compositional techniques, fusing them with the characteristics of classical music. His “Five Pieces for the Book of Songs” was awarded the Sun Yat-sen Culture and Art Composition Award, while “Beating Drums” and “Madame Malan” both won the Golden Melody Award. In 2002, he won a Golden Melody Award for Best Composer for his “A Piece for Buddhist Nirvana.” In 2005, he won Best Composer again for “Sounding Voice of Numbers.” Qian has also been awarded the National Award for Arts in the music category.