Tablet Background
Background Thumbnail
Akira IfukubeAkira IfukubeWW
Favorite

Akira Ifukube

Top Songs

1
Godzilla comes ashore / [GODZILLA]
2
GODZILLA TITLE / [GODZILLA]
3
Battle in Outer Space / [Battle in Outer Space]
4
GODZILLA appears / [TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA]
5
return of GODZILLA / [KING KONG VS GODZILLA]

Albums

About

Biography

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

Chat About Akira Ifukube