(1930-1996), Tokyo, Japan. A mostly self-taught composer who combined musical ideas and instruments from East and West in his compositions.

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Mr. Toru Takemitsu
Profile by Music from Japan with background information and links to works on file.
Takemitsu, Toru
Listing with Schott Musik International includes biography, photograph, background and influences, growth and development, and career and life accomplishments.
Takemitsu, Toru (1930 - 1996), Japan
Notable events, biographical data, recommended CDs, books, and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Toru Takemitsu
Brief article championing him as a "serious" as well as a film composer with links. From Musicalics.
Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996)
Brief biographical sketch, summaries of orchestral and chamber music, and Naxos discography.
Tôru Takemitsu
Filmography at IMDb with composer, writer, and actor credits for film and television, including the series Cosmos and the movie Ran.
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