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林水金 LIN Shui-Jin 北管音樂家 返回

林水金(1918-2013),北管藝師。出生於臺中。小學就讀於大里公學校(今大里國小),曾於工作地隨教師楊秀才學習漢文,後來在楊秀才的高徒里錫明私塾研讀詩文,奠定他深厚的國學基礎。1936年,加入當地的福興軒,隨徐火爐學習北管曲目,包含戲曲之古路與新路劇目、牌子、絃譜、細曲等。1951年起,在臺中大里的育樂軒等地教授北管,進行北管音樂薪傳之工作。1991年,榮獲教育部第七屆國家民族藝術薪傳獎殊榮。1995年,應國立臺北藝術大學傳統音樂系之聘,進入學術界,教授北管音樂,將其擅長的鼓板、嗩吶以及唱唸傳授給莘莘學子。林水金自1950年代末長期任職於政府機構,並行於公務員的生涯,是他努力傳承臺灣北管音樂,特別是北管牌子的造詣,堪稱此領域的翹楚。

LIN Shui-Jin was born in Taichung in 1918. He is a beiguan master. He was versed in a variety of traditional opera forms and styles. He taught beiguan music in nearly all of Taichung’s beiguan ensembles, making him highly influential person in the passing on the traditions of beiguan. In 1991, he was awarded the Special Honors Award at the 7th National Art Education Awards. Lin was a public servant in the government, working for a government agency his entire life, making him one Taiwan’s rarest types of public servant in the realm of traditional music. He passed away in 2013.