Shirō Fukai

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Shirō Fukai
Fukai Shiro.jpg
Born (1907-04-04)April 4, 1907
Akita, Japan
Died July 2, 1959(1959-07-02) (aged 52)
Kyoto, Japan
Other names 深井 史郎
Occupation composer

Shirō Fukai (深井 史郎, Fukai Shirō, 4 April 1907 - 2 July 1959) was a Japanese composer.[1]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Quatre mouvements parodiques (1933/36)
  • Metropolis, ballet (1934)
  • Création, ballet (1940)
  • Symphonic suite "Song of Manchuria" (1941)
  • Chantes de Java (1942)
  • Voice of Autumn, ballet (1950)
  • Cantata "Prayer for Peace" (1950)
  • Divertissement pour 13 exécutants (1955)
  • Trois mouvements pour un ballet imaginaire (1956)
  • Symphonic Picture Scroll "Tokyo" (1957)
  • Four Japanese Folk Songs (1957)
  • I. Ina, II. Sailing Out, III. Yanshichi of Yabe. (日本の笛 "Japan's flute") Yoshikazu Mera. BIS
  • Hato no kyojitsu (鳩の休日) (A dove's day off). Used on Nippon Television's station identification.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Japan biographical encyclopedia & who's who: Issue 3 Rengō Puresu Sha - 1964 "FUKAI Shiro (1907- ) Composer. Musical critic. Born in Akita Prefecture. Graduated from the Science Section of the Seventh Higher School (1927), entered the Imperial Music School and learned composition and its theory."