- Masakata Kanazawa
(b Tokyo, April 11, 1930). Japanese composer and musicologist. Self-taught in composition, in 1953 he joined the Jikken Kōbō (Experimental Workshop), a group organized by Takemitsu, Yuasa and others. He was recognized as a composer of ability when his Ekagura, composed for the flautist Ririko Hayashi, won a prize at a contemporary music festival at Karuizawa in ...