Quotes by Toru Takemitsu

About Toru Takemitsu:

Toru Takemitsu is famed for combining elements of oriental and occident philosophy to create a sound uniquely his own, and for fusing opposites together such as sound with silence and tradition with innovation.

Author Bio

  • NameToru Takemitsu
  • DescriptionJapanese composer and writer on aesthetics and music theory
  • AliasesT?ru Takemitsu; ???; Takemitsu Toru
  • BornOctober 8, 1930
  • DiedFebruary 20, 1996
  • CountryJapan
  • ProfessionComposer; Educationist
  • AwardsGlenn Gould Prize