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Yûji Koseki (1908–1989)

The son of an avid record collector, Yûji Koseki was always attracted to making music. While attending Fukushima University, he made it his hobby to play harmonica in a street band. Following university, at the age of 21, Koseki joined Nippon Columbia, where he soon composed his first classical piece, "Tale of the Bamboo Cutter" (based on the fable... See full bio »


(age 81) in Tokyo, Japan

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Mothra Composer


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 1962 Aizen Katsura
 1961 Mothra
 1958 Haha
 1958 Aiga
 1957 Ujô
 1956 Uwaki ryôkô
 1956 Asakusa no hi
 1955 Haha naki ko
 1955 Ai no rekishi
 1953 Kenbei
 1953 Edokko hangan
 1952 Mr. Lucky
 1944 Suihei-san
 1942 Otoko no iki
 1939 Fighting Soldiers (Documentary)
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Pop-songwriter and classical music composer at Nippon Columbia Records. See more »

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He was named first honorary citizen of Fukushima, Japan, in 1979.

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