Yoshinori Kimbara

Yoshinori Kimbara was a former Yamaha Japan Corporation executive who worked under Genichi Kawakami beginning in the 1950s.  He was the first general manager of the Yamaha Music Foundation, which was created to strengthen music education in Japan.  Kimbara-San was associated with recreational music-making programs, which have since become an important segment within the music products industry and music education programs around the world.

Interview Date:
November 12, 2011
Date of Birth:
October 9, 1922
Deceased Date:
September 3, 2015
Job Title:
Former Executive
Yamaha Corporation

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