Tadao Ando (Japan)

Famous Architect
Founded the Tadao Ando Institute of Architecture in 1969
Appointed Professor at the University of Tokyo in 1997

Seiji Ozawa (Japan)

Conductor
He was the Guest Conductor for major operas and symphony orchestras around the world;
For an extraordinarily long period (1973–2002), Ozawa served as a music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra;
He was the principal conductor of the Vienna State Opera from 2002 to 2010;
He was nominated for several Grammy Awards, winning for Best Opera Recording for Ravel: L’Enfant et les sortilèges;
In 2011, Ozawa received the Japan Art Association’s Praemium Imperiale prize for music;
He was named a Kennedy Center honoree in 2015.