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Masaru Satô (I) (1928–1999)

The youngest of six brothers, all of them music lovers, Masaru Sato decided early in life that he wanted to be a composer. His models were two other composers born, as he was, on the northernmost Japanese island of Hokkaido: Akira Ifukube and Fumio Hayasaka. "To me", Sato said, "they were like gods". After hearing Hayasaka's score for Rashomon (... See full bio »


(age 71) in Tokyo, Japan

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 1995 Gokenin Zankurô (TV Series)
 1992 Oda Nobunaga (TV Movie)
 1991 Kagerô
 1991 Dai yûkai
 1989 Gurîn boi
 1988 Tonkô
 1987 Itazu - Kuma
 1986 Death Shadow
 1985 Tracked
 1985 Oar
 1983 The Geisha
 1982 Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi (TV Movie)
 1982 Irezumi
 1981 Kazunomiya sama otome (TV Movie)
 1980 Terra e...
 1979 The Last Game
 1978 Honoo no mai
 1978 The Glacier Fox (Documentary)
 1977 Sweet Revenge
 1976 Shunkinsho
 1976 Fumô chitai
 1975 Kokuso sezu
 1975 Kinkanshoku
 1975 Tokkan
 1974 Mesu
 1974 Machi no hi
 1974 Bôryoku gai
 1974 The Family
 1974 Demon Spies
 1973 Tidal Wave
 1973 Nora inu
 1973 Ôshô
 1973 Ai yori aoku
 1972 Sapporo Orinpikku (Documentary)
 1971 The Wolves
 1970 Men and War
 1970 Machibuse
 1970 Bakumatsu
 1969 Red Lion
 1969 Hitokiri
 1969 Goyokin
 1968 Gion matsuri
 1968 Kill!
 1968 Kubi
 1967 Sekishun
 1966 San no shiomai (TV Series)
 1966 Lake of Tears
 1966 Hit and Run
 1966 Aiyoku
 1965 Ironfinger
 1965 Aku no kaidan
 1965 Red Beard
 1965 Irezumi
 1964 Samé
 1964 Aa bakudan
 1963 Gendaikko
 1963 500,000
 1963 Sengoku yarô
 1963 High and Low
 1962 Ôi-naru Kurobe (Documentary)
 1962 Sanjuro
 1961 Yajû no mon
 1961 Hadakakko
 1961 Yojimbo
 1960 Intimidation (music)
 1958 The H-Man
 1958 Rusty Knife
 1957 I Am Waiting
 1957 Donzoko
 1957 Koto no tsume
 1957 Ôban
 1956 Crazed Fruit
 1956 Hi no tori
 1956 Narazu-mono
 1956 Kyûketsu-ga
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