Hidesato Shiino


Oral History Information

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Vestax Corporation

Hidesato Shiino’s great-grandfather formed a music business in Japan, which gave young Shiino-san a strong background in the industry. He also had a passion for playing musical instruments, which he and others in his country were unable to obtain in the years following World War II. Over time he found opportunities to provide schools with musical instruments and with his own company, Vestax, was able to make and sell his own musical products.