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Minato Sakamoto is a Japanese scholar and composer from Osaka.


Minato is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Music at Duke University, USA. He previously studied at Amherst College and graduated summa cum laude in 2018. His current research focuses on the long-term structure generation in algorithmic composition.


Minato is also a Japanese chess ('shogi') lover and Accredited Meteorologist of Japan Meteorological Agency. 

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