- Masakata Kanazawa
(b Tokyo, Feb 10, 1935). Japanese composer. She studied with Ikenouchi and later with Dutilleux in Paris (1962) and with Alexander Tcherepnin. She also studied singing with I.A. Corradetti at the Venice Conservatory (1963) and Gregorian chant on her return to Japan, both experiences that greatly expanded her creative horizons. She made her début as an opera composer in ...