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Isao Tomita (I) (1932–2016)

Isao Tomita was born on April 22, 1932 in Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on The Twilight Samurai (2002), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and Love and Honour (2006). He was married to Akiko. He died on May 5, 2016 in Tokyo. See full bio »

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(age 84) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

(2002)
Ocean's Thirteen Soundtrack
(2007)
Love and Honour Composer
(2006)
Yasha-ga-ike Composer
(1979)

Filmography

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 2001 Prince Shotoku (TV Movie)
 1997 The Planets
 1996 Gakko II
 1993 Patrick Stewart Narrates: The Planets (Video documentary)
 1991 The Planets (Video)
 1985 A Scale for Man (Documentary short) (music)
 1983 Planeta Imaginari (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- El menjar II (1983)
- El menjar (1983)
- Els viatges II (1983)
- Els viatges (1983)
 1982 Hômon Interview (TV Series)
 1979 Yasha-ga-ike
 1974 Zatôichi monogatari (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Mute Samurai (TV Series)
 1973 The Centuries of the Emperors (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1973)
 1972 Gensei hanaen anrakoro no uta (TV Series)
 1970 Daikon no hana (TV Series)
 1970 Cleopatra
 1969 Kuchû toshi zero zero hachi (TV Series)
 1968 Black Lizard
 1968 Heitai gokudo
 1968 Maitei Jyakku (TV Series)
 1968 Bazoku yakuza
 1968 Zenka mono
 1968 Polizeifunk ruft (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Empfang in Japan (1968)
 1967 Choppy and the Princess (TV Series)
 1967 Kaisan shiki
 1966 Odoshi
 1965 Kimba the White Lion (TV Series)
 1960 Uchûsen Shirika (TV Series)
 1957 Kyô no ryôri (TV Series)
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Other Works:

CD: "Snowflakes Are Dancing" (RCA)

Official Sites:

Tomita - Sound Creature

Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

After hearing Wendy Carlos' "Switched-on Bach," he learned that nobody in Japan had a synthesizer. He flew to New York in 1972 to buy one from the Moog company. When he tried to have it shipped back, Japanese customs officers wouldn't allow it. They thought it might be some kind of contraband military equipment. They demanded that he prove it was a musical instrument by playing it for them, but ... See more »

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