This article is about the composer. For the baseball player, see Yoshihisa Hirano (baseball).

Yoshihisa Hirano (平野 義久 Hirano Yoshihisa?, born December 7, 1971 in Wakayama Prefecture) is a Japanese composer.[1]


Yoshihisa Hirano studied composing at Juilliard School in 1992, and later at Eastman School of Music. Some of the awards he has received include first prize in the Axia Tape Competition in Japan during his high school years and New York's New Music for Young Ensembles.[1] He has composed music for concert, dance, film and radio with compositions ranging from classical to pop and contemporary music. In recent years he has composed a number of anime soundtracks.[2] He has also made music for Tokyo DisneySea's 2002 and 2004 countdown celebrations.

Hirano has paired with pianist Masako Hosoda to form the unit Bleu and released two albums. He is also responsible for some of the orchestration and arrangement for a number of Ali Project's albums.


Yoshihisa Hirano has participated in the making of the soundtracks from the following series:



  1. "College of Arts & Communications". University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Retrieved 1 November 2010.  Text " Music Department" ignored (help)
  2. "Official 2010 Winter Anime Preview: Headless Bikers, Pantsu and Breast Feeding". Otaka January 2nd 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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