Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan (1929 – 1997)
Toshiro Mayuzumi (黛敏郎, 20 February 1929, in Yokohama – 10 April 1997, in Kawasaki) was a Japanese composer of classical music, soundtracks, and traditional Japanese music.
Mayuzumi was a student at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music immediately following the Second World War, before going to Europe where he attended the Paris Conservatoire national supérieur de musique. He was initially enthusiastic about avant-garde Western music but in the course of the 1950s he gradually became more interested in… read more
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