李秀琴，音樂學者、民族音樂學者。1948 年出生於高雄。受西式音樂薰陶，投入臺灣道教音樂與法教音樂研究，取得柏林自由大學民族音樂學博士學位。長期留德，學術經歷與田野調查經驗豐富，研究領域涵蓋民族音樂學、道教與法教音樂、菲律賓音樂、南島語族音樂，長期關注世界音樂研究議題，且曾受邀為德文音樂辭 典撰寫〈臺灣〉辭條。
Lee schu-chi, born in 1948 in Kaohsiung, is a musicologist and ethonomusicologist. Lee was trained in western music but has devoted herself to studying Taoism and Fa-Jiao music. With a PhD in Musicology and Ethnomusicology from Freie Universität Berlin and having stayed for a long time in Germany, Lee has abundant academic and field-study experiences that span across fields like ethnomusicology, Taoism and Fa-Jiao music, Filipino music and Austronesian music. Lee has a long-term research interest in world music and had been invited to write an entry on Taiwan for a German Music Dictionary.(MGG, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart ).