Masakazu Yoshizawa

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Birthday
10, 1950
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Oct 24, 2007 (57)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
10, 1950
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Oct 24, 2007 (57)

About

Japanese American flautist who mastered the bamboo flute. He has been a scholar of traditional Japanese music and instruments.

Before Fame

He learned to play the accordion when he was nine years old and later turned his interests towards the piano, several woodwinds, and the shakuhach.

Trivia

He was featured on the soundtrack to the Academy Award-nominated film Memoirs of a Geisha.

Family Life

He had a daughter and a son, but was divorced.

Associated With

He frequently collaborated with John Williams on film scores.

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