ENDO Masao

Born in Tokyo in 1947. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Music (M.A.).
Prize winner of The Music Competition of Japan and winner of Original Stage Work Prize Special award (Agency for Cultural Affairs).
His creation ranged vast and various fields such as orchestral music, chamber music, song, and electronic music commissioned by NHK. His musical works are performed  in both domestic and abroad in such stages as those of ACL and ISCM.
He is currently chairperson of Japan-Russia Society for Musicians. And member of  The Japan Federation of Composers Inc., Japan Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), 21st Century Composers' Association and group of "Koshi no Kaze".