Akira Ifukube

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    Battle in Outer Space (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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        One of the most respected of serious composers in Japan since the 1950s, Akira Ifukbe has also led something of a double life as one of the most popular and prolific film composers in Japan since the late '40s. He was born in Kushiro on the island of Hokkaido in 1914, which was one of the homes of the aboriginal Ainu. As a boy, Ifukube listened to their music, which greatly influenced his own musical creativity. Ifukube was a self-taught violinist and earned prizes for his early... Read more

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