Keiko Abe

Marimba, Composer

1937 –

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Who is Keiko Abe?

Keiko Abe is a Japanese composer and marimba player. She has been a primary figure in the development of the marimba, in terms of expanding both technique and repertoire, and through her collaboration with the Yamaha musical instrument company, developed the modern five-octave concert marimba.

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Born
Apr 18, 1937
Tokyo
Also known as
  • 安倍 圭子
  • あべ けいこ
  • 安倍圭子
  • あべけいこ
  • Abe Keiko
  • Abe, Keiko
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Tokyo Gakugei University
Lived in
  • Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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