Ryōichi Hattori, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ryōichi Hattori

Japanese composer

Date of Birth: 01-Oct-1907

Place of Birth: Ōsaka, Ōsaka Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 30-Jan-1993

Profession: composer, lyricist, music arranger, jazz musician

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Ryōichi Hattori

  • Ryoichi Hattori (?? ??, Hattori Ryoichi, October 1, 1907 Osaka – January 30, 1993) was a Japanese pop and jazz composer.
  • Katsuhisa Hattori is his son.
  • He had a great influence on Japanese pop and was awarded the People's Honor Award.
  • Japanese jazz was downtrodden during World War II, but he created a jazz boom after the war.
  • He composed many songs for various artists such as Noriko Awaya, Shizuko Kasagi, Ichimaru and Ichiro Fujiyama.
  • He also composed Li Xianglan's song "Suzhou Nocturne", which created an embarrassing controversy over half a century though it was not a militaristic song.

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