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Toshirô Mayuzumi (1929–1997)

One of the most acclaimed composers of the Japanese cinema, Toshirô Mayuzumi was born in Yokohama. He studied composition, harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, piano and conducting at the Tokyo University of Art and Music, graduating cum laude in 1951. The following year he received a scholarship from the French government to study composition ... See full bio »


(age 68) in Kawsaki, Japan

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Hikô shôjo Composer
The Insect Woman Composer


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 1984 Appassionata
 1970 Tiger Child (Short)
 1970 Fuji sanchô
 1969 Safari 5000
 1968 Neon taiheiki
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye (as Toshiro Mayuzumi)
 1967 A Man Vanishes (Documentary)
 1966 The Daphne
 1966 The Bible: In the Beginning... (as Toshiro Mayuzumi, musical score)
 1965 Tokyo Olympiad (Documentary)
 1965 Shirotori
 1964 Revenge
 1964 Brand of Evil
 1964 Black Sun
 1963 Hikaru umi
 1963 Miren
 1963 Bushido
 1963 Hikô shôjo
 1962 Born in Sin
 1962 Foundry Town
 1962 Kurotokage
 1961 Kojin kojitsu
 1961 Estuary
 1961 The Big Wave
 1960 Banana
 1960 Seinen no ki
 1960 Onna no saka
 1960 Irohanihoheto
 1960 Mystery of the Himalayas (Documentary)
 1960 Yakuza no uta
 1959 Good Morning
 1958 Conflagration
 1958 Stolen Desire
 1958 Stakeout
 1957 Shukin ryoko
 1957 Temptation
 1957 Kao
 1956 Karakorumu (Documentary)
 1956 The Balloon
 1955 Onna no issho
 1954 Edo Sunset
 1953 Yassamossa
 1953 The Lovers
 1953 Kofuku-san
 1953 Journey
 1953 Mr. Pu
 1952 Nami
 1951 Aa seishun
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Other Works:

TV commercials: Mazda Luce

Alternate Names:

Toshiro Mayuzumi


Yôko Katsuragi  (his death)  (1 child)

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Father of Rintaro Mayuzumi.

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