Playwright Arthur Miller has been honored with the Praemium Imperiale Laureates award for theater and film; jazz musician Ornette Coleman took the nod for music.
The awards from the Japanese Art Assn. are in recognition of outstanding achievement in the arts internationally.
The 13th annual honors, to be formally presented in Tokyo Oct. 13 by Japan’s Prince Hatachi, celebrate five disciplines. The others are painting, sculpture and architecture.