Nobunari Yanagisawa

Nobunari Yanagisawa is the president of the company his father established just before World War II.  The company began as a repair shop, which focused on the saxophone.  The factory was used for military projects during the war but closed after the war.  His father had a difficult time finding raw materials after the war but later was able to re-establish the business, which his son proudly joined at a young age.  Nobunari became a product engineer and helped design a range of the company's models over the years.  He also became active in several industry organizations to help strengthen and grew the industry.

Interview Date:
November 17, 2014
Job Title:
Yanagisawa Band Instruments

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