Yasuhiko Yokosaka (横坂康彦)

YOKOSAKA, Yasuhiko (横坂康彦). b. Noheji, Aomori Pref., Japan, 5 February 1956. Born to the parents of the United Church of Christ in Japan (UCCJ) ministers, ‘Yoko’ was educated at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas (BA, 1978), Vienna International Music Center in Vienna, Austria, Yale Institute of Sacred Music in New Haven, Connecticut (MM, 1981) and Columbia University Teachers’ College in New York City (Ed.D., 1985). While at Columbia University, he worked as Administrative Secretary for Raymond F. Glover*, editor of H82.  Upon returning to Japan, Dr. Yokosaka’s career has consisted of hymnal preparation and hymn research and university teaching. He joined the Hymn Committee and the...

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