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THE FIRST JAPANESE COMPOSER OF WESTERN MUSIC, NOBU KŌDA

Date
May 6, 2023
Time
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
lapl.org/whats-on/events/first-japanese-composer-western-music-nobu-koda-1870-1946
Council District
City Council District 14

In 1889, the Japanese government sent Nobu Kōda to Boston as the first Japanese musician of Western tradition to study abroad. This presentation will explore Kōda’s life and music, in between readings of her brother Rohan and niece Aya’s influential literary contributions to the Meiji Era Japan.

 

Free.  Email ltokyo@lapl.org to register

Location

Little Tokyo Branch Library
203 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Phone:
213.612.0525
Website:
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Organizer

Little Tokyo Branch Library
Phone
213-612-0525

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