林竹岸，歌仔戲文場樂師、劇團經營者；1936 年 1 月 8 日出生於雲林元長。自幼師承有自，以歌仔戲為終身職志，是臺灣歌仔戲發展與變遷的重要見證者。1970 年自組「民權歌劇團」，經營至今；該團曾三次入選文建會「演藝團隊發展扶植計畫」之優良團隊。2010 年獲頒「臺北縣傳統藝術藝師獎」，並正式登錄為傳統藝術類文化資產。
LIN Zhu-An is a famous Taiwanese gezaixi opera musician and theater operator born in Yunlin County’s Yuanchang Township on Jan. 8, 1936. Self-taught, he has been devoted to gezaixi his entire life and is an important figure in witnessing the changes and development of the gezaixi tradition in Taiwan. In 1970, Lin formed the Minchuan Gezaixi Opera Troupe, which he still manages today. The troupe was selected as the top organization three times to be part of the Council of Cultural Affairs’ “Project to Support Developing Organizations in the Arts”. Lin was awarded as Taipei County Folk Artists Award in 2010, and was officially recognized as one of the Traditional Art Preserver.