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吳丁連(1950生),作曲家。出生於臺南市。欣賞布袋戲,為幼時最深刻的音樂經驗。1971年畢業於臺灣省立臺南師範專科學校(今國立臺南大學)音樂組,1972年隨史惟亮學習作曲。1981年畢業於東吳大學音樂學系。之後再分別取得美國北伊利諾大學與加州大學洛杉磯分校之碩士及博士學位。1987年,以臺灣首位留美作曲博士的身份返臺。先後任教於東吳大學、交通大學音樂研究所等。吳丁連之作品經常入選行政院文化建設委員會作品甄選,並受委託創作,演出的足跡遍及臺灣及世界各國。作曲之外,其學術研究亦曾多次獲國科會研究獎項。除在校推動研究與教學工作外,他亦擔任亞洲作曲協會與現代音樂協會等重要理事,以積極的行動和創作熱忱投身於臺灣現代音樂的發展,為兼具創作及研究論述的作曲家。

WU Ting-Lien, born in Tainan City in 1950, is a composer. WU received his bachelor’s degree from Taiwan Provincial Tainan Junior Teachers’ College (now known as National University of Tainan), his master’s degree from Northern Illinois University, and his doctoral degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He served as Associate Professor in Soochow University in 1987–88 and in the Institute of Music at National Chiao Tung University from 1988–92. From 1992–2006 he was a professor in NCTU and from 2000–2002 the chair of the Institute of Music at NCTU. From 1988–1990 he was also the director of the electronic music studio of NCTU. Since 2006 WU has taught in the music department at Soochow University. WU’s musical works are regularly nominated and selected in competitions held by the Ministry of Culture. WU also has been frequently commissioned to compose. His music has been performed nationwide and worldwide, including in countries such as the USA, Germany, France, Korea, and China. In addition to being awarded for his compositions, WU has also received several awards from the Ministry of Science and Technology for his music research.