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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.

List contains graduates like Ryuichi Sakamoto and Eiko Ishioka.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music?” and “Which celebrities are Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music alumni?”

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Kazushi Ono is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Conductor Kazushi Ono is a Japanese conductor, born in Tokyo. Ono studied at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and with Wolfgang Sawallisch and Giuseppe Patanè at the Bavarian ...more

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Hiroshi Wakasugi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Conductor, Teacher Hiroshi Wakasugi was a Japanese orchestra conductor. He premiered many of the major Western operas in Japan, and was honoured with many awards for cultural achievement. Born in New York, where ...more

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Ryuichi Sakamoto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Pianist Ryuichi Sakamoto is a Japanese musician, activist, composer, record producer, writer, singer, pianist, and actor based in Tokyo and New York. Gaining major success in 1978 as a member of the ...more

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Takashi Murakami is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Contemporary artist, Writer, Visual Artist Takashi Murakami is an internationally prolific contemporary Japanese artist. He works in fine arts media—such as painting and sculpture—as well as what is conventionally considered commercial ...more

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Masaaki Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Conductor, Harpsichordist Masaaki Suzuki is a Japanese organist, harpsichordist and conductor, and the founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan. He also teaches and conducts at Yale University and has ...more

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Eiko Ishioka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Art Director, Production Designer, Graphic Designer Eiko Ishioka was a Japanese art director, costume and graphic designer known for her work in stage, screen, advertising and print media. Noted for her advertising campaigns for the Japanese ...more

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Hiroshi Teshigahara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Film Director Hiroshi Teshigahara was an avant-garde Japanese filmmaker. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director for his 1964 film The Woman in the Dunes.

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Shigeo Fukuda is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Graphic Designer Shigeo Fukuda was a sculptor, graphic artist and poster designer who created optical illusions. His art pieces usually portray deception, such as Lunch With a Helmet On, a sculpture created ...more

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Tsuguharu Foujita is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Tsuguharu Foujita Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita was a painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. He has been called "the most important ...more

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河井英里 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
河井英里 Singer Eri Kawai was a female Japanese singer from Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and both composed and sang not only classic but also pop and ...more

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Masaki Okuda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Masaki Okuda Film Director Masaki Okuda is a film director.

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Minoru Miki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Film Score Composer, Composer Minoru Miki was a Japanese composer and artistic director, particularly known for his promotional activities in favor of Japanese traditional instruments and some of their performers. His vast ...more

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Rentaro Taki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Pianist Rentarō Taki was a pianist and one of the best-known composers of Japan. Taki was born in Tokyo, but moved to many places during his childhood owing to his father's job. He graduated from the ...more

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Hajime Mizoguchi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Hajime Mizoguchi Musician, Composer Hajime Mizoguchi is a Japanese cellist and composer. Mizoguchi started playing piano in 1963, at the age of 3, and the cello in 1971. From 1978–1985 he attended the Tokyo National University of ...more

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Toshiro Mayuzumi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Film Score Composer, Composer Toshiro Mayuzumi was a Japanese composer.

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Ichirō Fujiyama is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Conductor, Composer, Singer Ichirō Fujiyama, born Takeo Masunaga, was a popular Japanese singer and composer, known for his contribution to Japanese popular music called ryūkōka by his Western classical music skills. He ...more

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Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi Conductor Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi is a Japanese conductor and composer. Born in Iwaki, Fukushima, Kobayashi's father was a high school music teacher, and mother was a primary school teacher. Kobayashi ...more

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Norio Ohga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Norio Ohga Conductor, Businessperson, Singer Norio Ohga, otherwise spelled Norio Oga, was the former president and chairman of Sony Corporation, credited with spurring the development of the compact disc as a commercially viable audio

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Makoto Shinohara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Makoto Shinohara Makoto Shinohara is a Japanese composer.

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Yasuhide Ito is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Yasuhide Ito Yasuhide Ito is a contemporary Japanese composer.

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Yasushi Akutagawa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Yasushi Akutagawa was a Japanese composer and conductor. He was born and raised in Tabata, Tokyo. His father was Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. Akutagawa was taught composition by Kunihiko Hashimoto and ...more

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Yokoyama Taikan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Yokoyama Taikan Yokoyama Taikan was the pseudonym of a major figure in pre-World War II Japanese painting. He is notable for helping create the Japanese painting technique of Nihonga. His real name was Sakai ...more

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Eiji Aonuma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Eiji Aonuma Eiji Aonuma is a Japanese video game designer and video game director. He currently works for Nintendo as the Group Manager of Nintendo EAD Software Development Group No. 3. He has directed and ...more

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Yoko Watanabe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Yoko Watanabe Singer Yoko Watanabe was a Japanese operatic soprano who spent much of her career singing the title role of Madame Butterfly all over Europe. She was also known for her large repertoire including such ...more

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Isoya Yoshida is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Isoya Yoshida Architect Isoya Yoshida was a Japanese architect. He graduated from Tokyo Art School in 1923. His style, known as sukiya, combines elements of traditional Japanese architecture and modernist architecture. ...more

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Makoto Fujimura is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Makoto Fujimura Makoto Fujimura is a 21st-century contemporary artist. He graduated with a B.A. from Bucknell University, then studied in a traditional Japanese painting doctorate program for several years at ...more

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Tokihiro Satō is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Photographer Tokihiro Satō is a Japanese photographer. Sato is best known for his unusual expressions of light and space and interpretations of performance and dance. Receiving his MFA and BFA in Music and ...more

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Ikuo Hirayama is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Ikuo Hirayama Ikuo Hirayama, was a Japanese Nihonga painter. Born in Setoda-chō, Hiroshima Prefecture, he was famous in Japan for Silk Road paintings of dreamy desert landscapes in Iran, Iraq, and China.

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Fuyuko Matsui is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Fuyuko Matsui Fuyuko Matsui is a female Japanese artist, specializing in Nihonga paintings with a 'grotesque' or supernatural element. Her art has been widely exhibited in Japan and she has been featured on ...more

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Kazue Sawai is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Kazue Sawai Kazue Sawai is a Japanese koto player noted for her performance of contemporary classical music and free improvisation. She began studying, at the age of eight, with Michio Miyagi. She later ...more

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Tadao Sawai is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Tadao Sawai Tadao Sawai was a Japanese koto player and composer. He was renowned all over Japan for his skill at the Koto and also received big acclaim from his compositions. He was married to Kazue Sawai, ...more

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Jo Kondo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Jo Kondo Jō Kondō is a Japanese composer of contemporary classical music. Kondo studied composition from 1968 to 1972 with Yoshio Hasegawa and Hiroaki Minami at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts ...more

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Tetsumi Kudo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Tetsumi Kudo Tetsumi Kudo is apparently some kind of artist.

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Ayako Shirasaki is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Ayako Shirasaki Ayako Shirasaki is a Japanese jazz pianist and composer living in Brooklyn, New York. She began her professional career at the age of twelve by playing gigs at the "J" jazz club in ...more

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Shin-ichiro Ikebe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Film Score Composer, Composer Shin’ichirō Ikebe is a Japanese composer of contemporary classical music. He has written the scores for many films by Akira Kurosawa and other Japanese film directors, including Kagemusha, ...more

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Midori Matsuya is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Midori Matsuya Midori Matsuya, 松谷翠 was a Japanese pianist, graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, studied under Kichigoro Sato, Noboru Toyomasu, Naoya Fukai and Lay Lev. His father ...more

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Toshio Shibata is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Toshio Shibata Photographer Toshio Shibata is a Japanese photographer known for his large-format photographs of large-scale works of civil engineering in unpopulated landscapes. Shibata was born in Tokyo. He graduated from ...more

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Yasushi Sugiyama is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Yasushi Sugiyama Yasushi Sugiyama was a Japanese painter of the Showa and Heisei eras, who practiced the nihonga style of watercolour painting. Sugiyama was born in 1909 in Asakusa, the eldest son of the owner ...more

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Kunihiko Hashimoto is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Kunihiko Hashimoto Kunihiko or Qunihico Hashimoto was a Japanese composer, violinist, conductor, and musical educator. He was born in the Hongo district of Tokyo. In 1923, he entered the Tokyo Music School where ...more

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Ingrid Fuzjko V. Georgii-Hemmi... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Ingrid Fuzjko V. Georgii-Hemming Pianist Ingrid Fuzjko Hemming, is a Swedish classical music pianist. Born on December 5, 1932 in Berlin, Germany to a Japanese mother and a Swedish-Russian father but educated in Japan, Hemming began ...more

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Kazuhiro Koizumi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Kazuhiro Koizumi Conductor Kazuhiro Koizumi is a Japanese conductor who has had an active international career since the 1970s. He has appeared as a guest conductor throughout Europe and the United States, appearing with ...more

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Jun'ya Ishigami is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Jun'ya Ishigami Jun'ya Ishigami is a Japanese architect born in Kanagawa prefecture in 1974. He acquired his master's degree in architecture and planning at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in ...more

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Hikaru Hayashi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist Hikaru Hayashi was a contemporary Japanese composer, pianist and conductor. Born in Tokyo, he was the cousin of flautist Ririko Hayashi. Hayashi entered Tokyo University of the Arts as a ...more

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Koizumi Junsaku is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Koizumi Junsaku Koizumi Junsaku was a Japanese painter and pottery artist. Koizumi was born in Kamakura, Kanagawa in 1924 and, in 1952, graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. He has ...more

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Yoko Nagae Ceschina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Yoko Nagae Ceschina Countess Yoko Nagae Ceschina was a Japanese-born mecenate, long resident in Italy, and noted patroness of classical music. Born in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, to a businessman father and mother ...more

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Hiroshi Senju is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Tokyo National University Of Fine Arts And Music Alumni
Hiroshi Senju Hiroshi Senju is a Japanese painter known for his large scale waterfall paintings. These waterfall paintings often focus at the base of the waterfall where the falls crash into the pool below, ...more