Joe Hisaishi
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1950-12-06
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Joe Hisaishi

Joe Hisaishi Biography (Wikipedia)

Mamoru Fujisawa (藤澤 守 Fujisawa Mamoru?, born December 6, 1950), known professionally as Joe Hisaishi (久石 譲 Hisaishi Jō?), is a Japanese composer and musical director known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981. Hisaishi's works have invited comparisons with American composer John Williams.

While possessing a stylistically distinct sound, Hisaishi's music has been known to explore and incorporate different genres, including minimalist, experimental electronic, European classical, and Japanese classical. Lesser known are the other musical roles he plays; he is also a typesetter, author, arranger, and conductor.

He has been associated with animator Hayao Miyazaki since 1984, having composed scores for all save The Castle of Cagliostro. He is also recognized for the soundtracks he has provided for filmmaker 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano, including A Scene at the Sea (1991), Sonatine (1993), Kids Return (1996), Hana-bi (1997), Kikujiro (1999), and Dolls (2002), as well for the video game series Ni no Kuni. He was a student of legendary anime composer Takeo Watanabe.[citation needed]

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Koto Melody
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Koto Melody
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Princess Mononoke (1997) - The Legend of Ashitaka
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Princess Mononoke (1997) - The Legend of Ashitaka
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THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (2013): The Sprout
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THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (2013): The Sprout
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THE PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997): Legend of Ashitaka
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THE PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997): Legend of Ashitaka
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KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE (1989): Late for the Party
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KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE (1989): Late for the Party
Joe Hisaishi
THE WIND RISES (2013): Dream Flight
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THE WIND RISES (2013): Dream Flight
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SPIRITED AWAY (2001): Reprise
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SPIRITED AWAY (2001): Reprise
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THE PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997): The Legend of Ashtaki
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THE PRINCESS MONONOKE (1997): The Legend of Ashtaki
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LAPUTA - THE CASTLE IN THE SKY(1986): The Girl Who Fell From The Sky
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LAPUTA - THE CASTLE IN THE SKY(1986): The Girl Who Fell From The Sky
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PORCO ROSSO(1992): The Wind of Time (When a Human Can Be a Human)"
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PORCO ROSSO(1992): The Wind of Time (When a Human Can Be a Human)"
Joe Hisaishi
A Road To Somewhere (from Spirited Away OST)
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A Road To Somewhere (from Spirited Away OST)
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Kaze to Toori Michi
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Kaze to Toori Michi
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Kumiko (Kumikochan) (Kissy Klub Version)
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Kumiko (Kumikochan) (Kissy Klub Version)
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The Empty Bucket (Karappo No Baketsu)
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The Empty Bucket (Karappo No Baketsu)
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