張邦彥，認真謙遜的作曲家與音樂教育者；1935 年 12 月 22 日出生於臺北瑞芳。畢業於臺北師範學校音樂科 (1956)、日本東京洗足學園音樂大學學士 (1971)，以及美國紐約市立大學布魯克林學院碩士 (1990)。1972 至 1984 年擔任《全音音樂文摘》發行人兼主編；於中國文化學院與臺灣藝術專科學校任教多年。作品類別廣泛，包含許多結合傳統樂器與西洋樂器的創作。
CHANG Pang-Yen (ZHANG Bang-Yan) is a talented composer and music educator. He was born in Taipei County's Ruifang District on Dec. 22, 1935. He graduated from the music department of Taipei Teacher's College in 1956, Tokyo's Senzoku Gakuen College of Music in 1971, and received his master's degree from Brooklyn College in 1990. From 1972 to 1984, he had run "The Music Digest" in Taiwan and had been its chief editor. Chang had taught at Chinese Culture University and Taiwan College of the Arts for many years. His compositions span a vast array of styles, including many pieces that combine traditional Chinese instruments and Western classical instruments.