- Masakata Kanazawa
(b Vladivostok, Nov 13, 1921; d Tokyo, June 23, 1980). Japanese composer. In 1927 his family returned to Japan, where Irino studied economics at Tokyo University (1941–3), while playing the clarinet in a student orchestra and studying composition privately with Saburō Moroi. After graduation he worked at the Bank of Tokyo and briefly served in the navy, but in ...