- Masakata Kanazawa
- and Susumu Shono
(b Kobe, Feb 4, 1933). Japanese composer and pianist. After taking lessons in composition with Ikenouchi and the piano with Chieko Hara, he went to study at the Juilliard School in 1952. He met Cage and was deeply influenced by his ideas. Ichiyanagi soon became active as a pianist and composer, giving experimental performances that often included chance procedures. He returned to Japan in ...