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Japanese orchestra conductorwd:Q313649
country of citizenship: Japan
educated at: Toho Gakuen School of Music
occupation: conductor, music director
award received: Knight of the Legion of Honour, Order of Culture, Emmy Award, Praemium Imperiale, Order of Friendship, Kikuchi Kan Prize, Kennedy Center Honors, Person of Cultural Merit, Asahi Prize, Hans von Bülow Medal, Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording
Seiji Ozawa (小澤 征爾, Ozawa Seiji, born September 1, 1935) is a Japanese conductor known for his advocacy of modern composers and for his work with the San Francisco Symphony, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He is the recipient of numerous international awards.
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