PROFILE OF HISTORICAL FIGURES CONNECTED
WITH TAKASAGO

 

SASAKI SUGURU 

 Sasaki Suguru was born in Uohashi, Amida cho in 1892. After graduating from Himeji Higher Normal School, he taught at elementary school in his town, as he showed a talent for music, he entered Ueno Music School. Then after graduating, he became a composer. He devoted himself to composing not popular songs, but rather children's songs. His masterpieces are "Tsuki no Sabaku" (Desert in the Moonlight), and "Oyama no Suginoko"(Little Cedar in the Mountain).