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us: Akita, Masami, 1956-


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    • us: 秋田昌美, 1956-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1956-12-19
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tokyo (Japan)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Japan
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        jpn
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Authors
          (lcsh) Artists
      • Additonal Related Forms

        • us: Merzbow (Musician), 1956-
      • Sources

        • found: His Ikei no manierisumu, 1989: t.p. (Akita Masami) colophon (r; b. 1956; artist)
        • found: SCSI duck, 2003: insert (Merzbow; all music by Masami Akita)
        • found: Wikipedia (Merzbow is the name used by Japanese musician Masami Akita, b. 1956, Tokyo. Included bibliography lists Ikei no manierisumu, 1989. Merzbow started as a duo with Kiyoshi Mizutani, sometimes a trio or larger when live (see no2001064713) but is Akita solo in the studio.)
        • found: Wikipedia, March 11, 2016 (Masami Akita; 秋田 昌美; born December 19, 1956, Tokyo, Japan; better known by his stage name Merzbow (メルツバウ; Merutsubau); Japanese noise musician; lists numerous aliases and groups under side projects. As well as being a prolific musician, he has been a writer and editor for several books and magazines in Japan, and has written several books of his own. He has written about a variety of subjects, mostly about music, modern art, and underground culture. His more renowned works have been on the topics of BDSM and Japanese bondage. Other art forms Akita has been interested in include painting, photography, filmmaking, and Butoh dance.)
        • found: OCLC database, March 11, 2016 (Bib records for books have usage Masami Akita. Bib records for sound recordings consistently give prominence to the name Merzbow.)
      • Editorial Notes

        • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
        • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
        • [First Wikipedia citation, undated, is presumably from the revision of February 13, 2007]
      • Change Notes

        • 1989-12-11: new
        • 2016-03-15: revised
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