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李金土,小提琴家、音樂教育家,1900年生於臺北,1979年逝世。畢業於日治時期臺北國語學校,東京上野音樂學校,為第一位赴日主修小提琴的臺籍學生。返臺後任教於日治時期之臺北第二師範學校(今國立臺北教育大學)音樂科,國民政府遷臺後,任教於臺灣省立師範學院(今國立臺灣師範大學)音樂系。李金土於1926年成立第一個臺灣地區之弦樂四重奏,1932年舉辦臺灣地區第一個小提琴比賽,1945年協助成立「臺灣省警備總部交響樂團」(今國立臺灣交響樂團),為二十世紀初期到中期,臺灣地區推動小提琴音樂與西方音樂教育的重要人物。

LI Jin-Tu, born in Taipei in 1900, was a violinist and music educator. LI graduated from the Japanese School of the Governor-General of Taiwan in Taipei and the Tokyo School of Music in Ueno, Japan. He was the first Taiwanese student to study violin performance in Japan. After returning to Taiwan, he began to teach in the music department of Taipei Second Normal School (now known as National Taipei University of Education). When the ROC government retreated to Taiwan, LI taught in the music department at the Taiwan Provincial Teachers College (now known as National Taiwan Normal University). In 1926 he founded Taiwan’s very first string quartet and in 1932 held Taiwan’s first ever violin competition. In 1945 he helped in founding the Taiwan Garrison Command Orchestra (now known as National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra). LI is an important figure in the promotion of violin music and Western art music education in Taiwan during the first three quarters of the twentieth century. LI died in 1979.