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陳暾初(1920-2009),樂團管理者。出生於福建廈門。父親飽讀詩書,家中藏書豐富,陳暾初因此接觸各類書籍,學知識豐富。就讀中學時著迷於古典音樂,1940年考入福建省立音樂專科學校,主修小提琴。1946年應蔡繼琨之邀來臺任臺灣省立交響樂團專任團員,爾後調升為演奏部主任,服務時間長達23年。1968年,協助鄧昌國籌備成立臺北市立交響樂團事宜,1973年接任樂團團長,同年臺北市政府委託其籌辦資優兒童音樂實驗班,陳暾初用心推廣樂教,奠定日後音樂教育系統一貫制基礎。1979年協助籌備臺北市立國樂團,為國內第一個由政府組織的職業國樂團,並擔任團長;同時協助創立臺北市藝術季,其精心策劃獲得好評。四十年樂團生涯,為臺灣寫下絢麗的樂團發展史,更引領臺灣樂界奠定表演藝術發展的豐厚基礎。

CHEN Tun-Chu was born in Xiamen, Fujian in 1920. He was often able to listen to Western classical music on a record player in junior high school. Spellbound by the sound of orchestral music, he began studying the violin. He eventually served as director of Taiwan Province Symphony, and he helped Deng Chang-Guo establish the Taipei Municipal Symphony Orchestra, and served as its director. With a career working with symphonies that spanned four decades, Chen is an important part of the history of the symphony in Taiwan, greatly enhancing the performance arts in Taiwan. He died in Taipei in 2009.