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Toshi Ichiyanagi

1933 - Today

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Toshi Ichiyanagi (一柳 慧, Ichiyanagi Toshi, born 4 February 1933) is a Japanese avant-garde composer and pianist. One of the leading composers in Japan during the postwar era, Ichiyanagi has worked in a range of genres, composing Western-style operas and orchestral and chamber works, as well as compositions using traditional Japanese instruments. Ichiyanagi is known for incorporating avant-garde techniques into his works, such as chance music, extended technique, and nontraditional scoring. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Toshi Ichiyanagi has received more than 709,060 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Toshi Ichiyanagi is the 818th most popular composer, the 850th most popular biography from Japan and the 8th most popular Japanese Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Toshi Ichiyanagi ranks 818 out of 1,228Before him are Ramin Djawadi, Amy Beach, Johann Gottlieb Naumann, Lars-Erik Larsson, Arnold Mendelssohn, and Emanuele d'Astorga. After him are Vatroslav Lisinski, Alexander Tcherepnin, Edward MacDowell, Helmut Walcha, Wilhelm Kienzl, and Klaus Huber.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Toshi Ichiyanagi ranks 200Before him are Stuart Roosa, Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, Christian Ferras, Jean Yanne, Bat Ye'or, and Gene Kranz. After him are Lee Radziwill, Frank Gorshin, Nino Vaccarella, Michel Camdessus, Jean-Pierre Mocky, and Chuck Grassley.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Toshi Ichiyanagi ranks 850 out of 5,560Before him are Isao Iwabuchi (1933), Ken Naganuma (1930), Osamu Dezaki (1943), Koichi Sugiyama (1931), Takashi Ono (1931), and Ryōtarō Shiba (1923). After him are Nobuko Yoshiya (1896), Kunimitsu Takahashi (1940), Ashikaga Yoshikazu (1407), Seki Matsunaga (1928), Keisuke Kinoshita (1912), and Hiroshi Amano (1960).

Among COMPOSERS In Japan

Among composers born in Japan, Toshi Ichiyanagi ranks 8Before him are Toru Takemitsu (1930), Ichirou Mizuki (1948), Keiko Abe (1937), Shunsuke Kikuchi (1931), Nobuo Uematsu (1959), and Koichi Sugiyama (1931). After him are Akira Ifukube (1914), Kenji Kawai (1957), Koji Kondo (1961), Akira Yamaoka (1968), Masaaki Suzuki (1954), and Hiroyuki Sawano (1980).