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Ryuichi Sakamoto

Born: 17-Jan-1952
Birthplace: Nakano, Japan

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist, Electronic Musician

Nationality: Japan
Executive summary: Yellow Magic Orchestra

Wife: (div. 1978)
Wife: Akiko Yano (m. 1982, div. 2006, two children)

    University: BA Music Composition, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (1974)
    University: MFA Electronic and Ethnic Music, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (1977)

    Ryuichi Sakamoto
    Yellow Magic Orchestra Keyboards (1978-83)
    Ryuichi Sakamoto and David Sylvian
    Oscar for Best Music Original Score The Last Emperor, with David Byrne and Cong Su (1988)
    Grammy Best Album Of Original Instrumental Background Score Written For A Motion Picture Or Television, The Last Emperor with David Byrne and Cong Su (1988)
    Golden Globe Best Original Score, Motion Picture, for The Last Emperor (1988)
    Golden Globe Best Original Score, Motion Picture, for The Sheltering Sky (1991)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    New Rose Hotel (14-Oct-1998) · Hosaka Executive
    The Last Emperor (15-Oct-1987) · Amakasu
    Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1-Jun-1983) · Yonoi

Official Website:
http://www.sitesakamoto.com/


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