Yuji Yoshimura, 76, a master bonsai grower who taught and...

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January 04, 1998

Yuji Yoshimura, 76, a master bonsai grower who taught and nurtured the classical Japanese art in the United States, died of cancer Dec. 24 in Medway, Mass. He was among the best-known bonsai artists in this country for more than three decades. A Yuji Yoshimura Educational Center opened in 1990 at the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum of the National Arboretum in Washington, built with donations from his students and friends.

Pub Date: 1/04/98

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