Quote by: Toru Takemitsu

The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field.

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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