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Shoko Natsuda

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Shoko Natsuda (born Jong-gap U) 1 October 1916, Gangwon-do, South Korea – 18 September 2014) was a Korean-born Japanese composer and music educator.

Natsuda was at school in Pyongyang. He studied with Tomojirō Ikenouchi and Saburō Moroi at the Teikoku College of Music in Tokyo. In 1952 he won a first prize at The Music Competition of Japan. In 1967 he also won a first prize and the Prime Minister Award at The National Cabinet-sponsored "21st Century of Japan Competition".

As a composer he wrote works for orchestra, concert band and chamber music.

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