Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in March

Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in March

  • 8th March 2016

Japanese violinists’ birthdays in March include SUMI Shirô 鷲見四郎 (1913–2003) on 6 March; SHINOZAKI Isako 篠崎功子 (b. 1943) on 8 March; TSUJI Hisako 辻 久子 (b. 1926) on 16 March; Toda Yayoi 戸田弥生(b. 1968) on 23 March; KASHIMOTO Daishin 樫本大進. (b. 1979) on 27 March; KISHI Kôichi 貴志 康一on 31 March. The violist IMAI Nobuko 今井信子(b….

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Japanese Violinists’ birthdays in February

Japanese Violinists’ birthdays in February

  • 4th February 2016

Violinists’ birthdays in February include Yabe Tatsuya矢部達哉 (b. 1968) on 5 Feb., Suwanai Akiko 諏訪内晶子(b. 1972) on 9 Feb. (some sources say 7 Feb.), Tsuji Kichinosuke 辻吉之助 (b. 1898) on 11 Feb. and Unno Yoshio 海野 義雄 (b. 1936) on 14 February. Yabe became solo concertmaster of the Tokyo Metropolitan…

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Violinists’ Birthdays in January

Violinists’ Birthdays in January

  • 5th January 2016

Violinists’ birthdays in January include Iwabuchi Ryûtarô 岩淵龍太郎(b. 1928) on 21/I, Shimizu Takashi 清水高師(b. 1953) on 13/I, Shinozaki Fuminori 篠崎史紀 (b. 1963) on 18/1,Suwa Nejiko 諏訪根自子(1920-2012) on 23/1 and Shôji Sayaka 庄司 紗矢香(b. 1983) on 30/I. Iwabuchi Ryûtarô and Suwa Nejiko were among the first “home grown” violinists of Japan….

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Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in December

Japanese Violinists’ Birthdays in December

  • 1st December 2015

Violinists’ birthdays in December include Horigome Yuzuko 堀米ゆず子 (b. 1957) on 4/XII, Andô Kô 安藤幸 (幸田née Kôda 幸田, 1878-1963) on 6/XII and Maehashi Teiko 前橋汀子 (b. 1943) on 11/XII. Horigome Yuzuko was the first Japanese to win the first prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition (in 1980) Andô Kô, together with her elder sister…

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“Birthday Violinists” in November

“Birthday Violinists” in November

  • 14th November 2015

Several violinists of Japan have birthdays this month, including Etô Toshiya 江藤俊哉 (1927-2008) and Hirose Etsuko 広瀬悦子 (b. 1941) on 9/XI, Kubo Yôko 久保陽子 (b. 1943) on 12/XI, Yasunaga Tôru 安永徹 (b. 1951) on 14/XI, Tokunaga Tsugio 徳永二男 (b. 1946) on 20/XI and Kawabata Narimichi  川畠成道(b. 1971) on 21/XI. Tokunaga…

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