Shigeru Umebayashi (梅林茂, Umebayashi Shigeru) (born February 19, 1951 in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan) is a famous Japanese . He began his career as the leader of the Japanese band ex.
Subsequently, he began composing music for films and television series. He has composed music for more than 40 Japanese and films. His minuet, “Yumeji’s Theme”, originally composed for the 1991 Seijun Suzuki’s film “Yumeji”, was used by acclaimed director Kar Wai Wong in his 2000 film, “In the Mood for Love”, and Umebayashi was subsequently commissioned by Wong to write the score for the film’s 2004 sequel, “2046”. He also composed the musical scores for two wuxia films by Zhang Yimou, the Oscar-nominated 2004 film, “House of Flying Daggers” and the 2006 film, “The Curse of the Golden Flower”.

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