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Teiji Ito (1935–1982)

Teiji Ito was born in 1935 in Tokyo, Japan. He was a composer and director, known for Meshes of the Afternoon (1946), Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1985) and The Very Eye of Night (1958). He was married to Cherel Ito and Maya Deren. He died in 1982 in Haiti. See full bio »


in Tokyo, Japan


(age 47) in Haiti

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 2012 Michio Ito Pioneering Dancer-Choreographer (Documentary short)
 2012 Maya Deren, Take 0 (Documentary short)
 2011 Maya Deren's Sink (Video documentary short)
 2005/II El agujero (Short) (original music by)
 1967 Orgia (Short)
 1965 Flora (Short)
 1963 Dionysus (Short)
 1962 Moonplay (Short)
 1961 Maeva
 1961 The Language of Faces (Documentary short)
 1960 Lifelines (Short)
 1959 Dwightiana (Short)
 1959 Handwritten (Short)
 1958 The Very Eye of Night (Short)
 1949 Meditation on Violence (Short)
 1946 Meshes of the Afternoon (Short) (1952)
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Album, "King Ubu," Tzadik/Hips Road Records TZ 7036, 1998. See more »

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Was one of the first composers to combine traditional Japanese theater music (from kabuki and nô) with American avant-garde music. See more »

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