Somei Satoh (佐藤聰明 Satō Sōmei); (born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, January 19, 1947) is a Japanese composer. Satoh is a Japanese composer of contemporary traditional music (gendai hōgaku). His compositions mix Japanese court music with European romanticism and electronic high-tech.
He studied at Nihon University of Art in the early 1970s and is essentially an autodidact in composition.
He wrote his violin concerto for Anne Akiko Meyers.