Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto  Japanese Composer


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Ryuichi Sakamoto is a 68 year old Japanese Composer born on 17th January, 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. His zodiac sign is Capricorn

Ryuichi Sakamoto is a member of the following lists: Best Original Music Score Academy Award winners, Grammy Award winners and Virgin Records artists.


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First Name Ryûichi
Last Name Sakamoto
Age 68 years
Birthday 17th January, 1952
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Height 5' 7¼" (171 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Asian
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Text Musician, Composer, Record Producer, Pianist, Actor, Dancer
Occupation Composer
Music Genre (Text) Contemporary classical, Electronic, Experimental, Jazz, New Wave, World, Ambient, Minimalist Music, pop, classical
Music Genre Electronic, Piano
Year(s) Active 1977–present, 1975–present
Music Style Pop/Rock, New Age, Progressive Electronic, Ethnic Fusion, Stage & Screen, Experimental, Soundtracks, Movie Themes, Original Score, Experimental Electronic, International, Experimental Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Avant-Garde, Japanese Traditions
Music Mood Cerebral, Literate, Theatrical
Instrument Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Arranger, Composer, Leader
Instrument (text) Keyboard, Piano, synthesizer, vocals
Record Label Columbia Music Entertainment (1978–1979), Alfa Records (1979–1983), MIDI (1984–1986), Sony Music Entertainment Japan (1986–1987), EMI (1989–1991,1993), For Life Records (1994–1997), Warner Music (1998–2006), commmons (2006–present), A&M Records, Restless Records, Columbia, Alfa, MIDI, Sony Japan, EMI, For Life, Warner, Commmons, A&M, Restless
Associated Acts Yellow Magic Orchestra, Akiko Yano, Chris Mosdell, Sandii, Japan, David Sylvian, Kiyoshiro Imawano, Michael Jackson, Mari Iijima, David Bowie, Youssou N'Dour, Madonna, Talvin Singh, Sketch Show
Official Websites http://sitesakamoto.com

Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本 龍一 Sakamoto Ryūichi, born January 17, 1952) is a Japanese composer, singer, songwriter, record producer, activist, and actor who has pursued a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO). With his bandmates Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi, Sakamoto influenced and pioneered a number of electronic music genres.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto68 CapricornComposer
Akiko Yano65 AquariusMusician




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