Film director, flower arrangement master Teshigahara dies

Don Brown the8thsamurai at
Sun Apr 15 19:47:36 EDT 2001

Sunday, April 15, 2001 at 20:00 JST
TOKYO — Film director and "Iemoto" grand master of the Sogetsu school 
of flower arrangement Hiroshi Teshigahara died Saturday of acute 
lymphocytic leukemia at a Tokyo hospital, his family said Sunday. He was 

Teshigahara, son of Sofu Teshigawara, founder and grand master of the 
Sogetsu "ikebana" (flower arrangement) school, began his career as a film 
director in 1953 and established his own production company in 1964. That 
same year, one of his films, "Suna-no-Onna" (The Woman in the Dunes), won 
Special Judge's Prize at the Cannes Film Festival as well as other awards 
in film festivals in Japan and elsewhere. (Kyodo News)

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