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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 »

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(age 71) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Seven Samurai Music Department
(1954)
Yojimbo Composer
(1961)
(1960)
High and Low Composer
(1963)

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 1995 Gokenin Zankurô (TV Series)
 1992 Oda Nobunaga (TV Movie)
 1991 Heat Wave
 1991 Dai yûkai
 1990 Lady Kasuga
 1990 Minamoto Yoshitsune (TV Mini-Series)
 1989 Dream Street
 1989 Gurîn boi
 1988 Tonkô
 1986 Yakuza Ladies
 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
 1977 Botchan
 1976 Shunkinsho
 1976 Fumô chitai
 1975 Kokuso sezu
 1975 Kinkanshoku
 1975 Tokkan
 1974 Demon Spies
 1974 Mesu
 1974 Machi no hi
 1974 Violent City
 1974 The Family
 1973 Tidal Wave
 1973 Stray Dog
 1973 Ôshô
 1973 Ai yori aoku
 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics (Documentary)
 1971 The Wolves
 1970 Men and War
 1970 Machibuse
 1970 Bakumatsu
 1969 Red Lion
 1969 Hitokiri
 1969 Goyokin
 1968 Sôshun
 1968 Gion matsuri
 1968 Kill!
 1968 Kubi
 1967 Chieko-sho
 1967 Sekishun
 1966 San no shiomai (TV Series)
 1966 Lake of Tears
 1966 Aiyoku
 1965 Ironfinger
 1965 Aku no kaidan
 1965 The Runaway
 1965 Red Beard
 1965 Irezumi
 1964 Doro inu
 1964 Samé
 1964 Aa bakudan
 1964 Shutsugeki
 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 Jûrokusai
 1960 Intimidation
 1959 Gigantis, the Fire Monster (uncredited)
 1959 We Live Today
 1959 Inoru hito
 1958 The H-Man
 1958 Rusty Knife
 1958 Akutoku
 1957 Hangyaku sha
 1957 I Am Waiting
 1957 Muhô ichidai
 1957 Ôban
 1956 Crazed Fruit
 1956 Hi no tori
 1956 Narazu-mono
 1956 Kyûketsu-ga
 1955 I Live in Fear (uncredited)
 1955 Half Human
 1953 Flirt Heaven
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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

He was a fan of jazz, mentioning a preference for the work of Quincy Jones.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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