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Composer and music educator

Minao Shibata, Composer and music educator. Member Composers Group Shinsei-kai (founder), Twentieth Century Music (founder).

Background

Shibata, Minao was born on September 29, 1916 in Tokyo. Son of Yuji and Nami (Sugimura) Shibata.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Botany, Tokyo U., 1939; Bachelor in Letters and Aesthetics, Tokyo U., 1943.

Career

Lecturer department music, Toho Women's High School, Tokyo, 1952-1955; associate professor faculty arts and education, Ochanomizu U., Tokyo, 1952-1959; professor, Tokyo U. Fine Arts and Music, 1959-1969; professor, University of the Air, Chiba City, Japan, 1984-1990; retired, University of the Air, Chiba City, Japan, 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer Sinfonia, 1960, Cosmology, 1976, Power of the Mountain, 1981.

Membership

Member Composers Group Shinsei-kai (founder), Twentieth Century Music (founder).

Connections

Married Sumiko Suzuki, March 29, 1960. Children: Otoo, Jun, Riri.

father:
Yuji Shibata

mother:
Nami (Sugimura) Shibata

spouse:
Sumiko Suzuki

children:
Otoo Shibata

Jun Shibata

Riri Shibata