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Tôru Takemitsu (1930–1996)

Tôru Takemitsu was born on October 8, 1930 in Tokyo, Japan. He was a composer, known for Ran (1985), Rising Sun (1993) and Harakiri (1962). He died on February 20, 1996 in Tokyo. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Ran
Ran Composer
(1985)
Rising Sun
Rising Sun Composer
(1993)
Harakiri
Harakiri Composer
(1962)
Woman in the Dunes
(1964)

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 1995 100 Years of Japanese Cinema (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Sharaku
 1994 Music for the Movies: Tôru Takemitsu (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Rising Sun
 1993 Concrete Dream (Short)
 1992 Gô-hime
 1991 The Inland Sea (Documentary)
 1989 Rikyu
 1989 Black Rain
 1989 For the Whales (TV Movie documentary)
 1987 Kesa no aki (TV Movie)
 1986 In the World of Zen (TV Series documentary)
 1985 Himatsuri
 1985 Ran
 1985 A.K. (Documentary)
 1984 Antonio Gaudí (Documentary)
 1984 Shin yumechiyo nikki (TV Series)
 1983 Lanterns on Blue Waters (TV Movie)
 1983 Tokyo Trial (Documentary)
 1980 Ki = Breathing (Short)
 1979 Moeru aki
 1979 Kataku (Short)
 1977 Sabita honoo
 1975 Kaseki
 1974 Shiawase
 1974 Himiko
 1973 Seigen-ki
 1971 Silence
 1971 The Ceremony
 1971 The Centuries of the Emperors (TV Series documentary)
 1970 Dodes'ka-den
 1969 Kyoto (Documentary short)
 1969 Bullet Wound
 1966 Akogare
 1965 Hozee Tooresu (Documentary)
 1965 White Morning (Short)
 1965 Beast Alley
 1965 Samurai Spy
 1964 Kwaidan
 1964 The Tomb of Youth (TV Short documentary)
 1964 Car Thieves
 1964 Assassination
 1964 Love (Short) (as T. Takemitsu)
 1964 Pale Flower
 1964 The Body
 1963 She and He
 1963 Shiro to kuro
 1963 Koto
 1962 Human Zoo (Short)
 1962 Harakiri
 1962 Pitfall
 1962 Love at Twenty (segment "Japan")
 1961 Bad Boys
 1961 Mozu
 1960 Dry Lake
 1959 Hozee Toresu (Documentary short)
 1957 Doshaburi
 1956 Crazed Fruit
 1955 Bicycle in Dream (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

T. Takemitsu | Tooru Takemitsu | Toru Takemitsu
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