Toshiya Eto

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Etō Toshiya 江藤俊哉(9 November 1927 – 22 January 2008) was a Japanese violinist.


Etō Toshiya graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 1948 and then continued his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.[1] In 1951, he gave his first performance at Carnegie Hall and then went on to teach Akiko Suwanai and Mariko Senju. He was a member of the Japan Art Academy and then became a head of the Toho Gakuen School of Music before he died at the age of 80 on June 23, 2008.[2]


  1. ^ "Etō Toshiya". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Obituary: Toshiya Eto". Kyodo News. The Japan Times. June 28, 2008. Retrieved January 18, 2014.