How to Pronounce Isamu Noguchi? (CORRECTLY)

Isamu Noguchi was a renowned Japanese-American artist and landscape architect known for his sculpture and public works. His name, Isamu Noguchi, is pronounced as “ee-sah-moo noh-goo-chee.”

To break it down:

  • Isamu is pronounced as “ee-sah-moo” with the emphasis on the first syllable. It almost sounds like “ee-sah-moo”
  • Noguchi is pronounced as “noh-goo-chee” with the emphasis on the first syllable of “noh.”

So to say his full name, it would sound like “ee-sah-moo noh-goo-chee.”

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