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Who is Ryuichi Sakamoto?
Ryuichi Sakamoto is a Japanese musician, activist, composer, record producer, writer, singer, pianist, and actor based in Tokyo and New York. Beginning his career in 1978 as a member of the electronic music group Yellow Magic Orchestra, Sakamoto served on keyboards and sometimes vocals. The band was an international success, with worldwide hits such as "Computer Game / Firecracker" and "Behind the Mask", later playing a pioneering role in the techno and acid house movements of the 1990s.
- also known as Ryuchi Sakamoto, Sakamoto, Sakamoto Ryuuichi, Sakamoto Ryūichi, Kyoju, Ryûichi Sakamoto, Ryuichi Sakamamoto, Professor, The Professor, Professor Sakamoto
- born on (63 years ago) in Nakano, Tokyo, child of Kazuki Sakamoto
- nationality: Japan
- education: Tokyo University of the Arts
- profession: Musician, record producer, actor, composer, pianist, film score composer, writer
- member of musical groups:
- Marriage with Akiko Yano between and (24 years)
- parent of Miu Sakamoto
- genres: Synthpop, Electronica, Electronic dance music, Classical music, World music, Film score, House music, Electronic music, New Wave, Experimental music, Techno, J-pop, Avant-garde music, Electro, Soundtrack, Experimental rock, Progressive house, New-age music, Contemporary classical music, Jazz, Ambient music
- albums: "/04", "/05", "1996", "A Day in New York", "Alexei and the Spring", "Anger / Grief", "B-2 Unit", "Beauty", "Bricolages", "BTTB", "Cendre", "Chasm", "Cinemage", "Cinemage-BTTB", "CM-TV", "Coda", "Derrida", "Discord", "Discord: Gütninja Remixes", "El Mar Mediterrani", "Elephantism", "Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights", "Esperanto", "Femme Fatale", "Field Work", "Field Work / Steppin' Into Asia / The Arrangement", "Gohatto", "Gruppo Musicale", "Gruppo Musicale 2", "Hard Revenge", "Heartbeat", "High Heels Soundtrack", "Illustrated Musical Encyclopaedia", "Image Sketch of Aile de Honnêamise", "IN THE LOBBY AT G.E.H. LONDON", "Insen", "Koko", "L.O.L.: Lack of Love", "Left Handed Dream", "Little Buddha", "Little Buddha - The Secret Score of Tibetan Chant", "Love Is the Devil", "Media Bahn Live", "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence", "Moto.tronic", "Neo Geo", "Out of Noise", "'Playing the Orchestra'" (disc 1), "Playing the Piano", "Prayer / Salvation"
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence"
- nominated to Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music - "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence"
- BAFTA Award for Best Film Music - "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence"
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Last Emperor", with David Byrne & Cong Su
- nominated to Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music - "The Adventures of Milo and Otis"
- Academy Award for Best Original Music Score - "The Last Emperor", with David Byrne & Cong Su
- nominated to Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Score - "Silk"
- nominated to Asian Film Award for Best Composer - "Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai" (Japan)
- official website: www.sitesakamoto.com
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by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito, Djoymi Baker
Amakasu: Ryuichi Sakamoto. Eastern Jewel: Maggie Han. Interrogator: Ric Young. Wen Hsiu: Wu Jun Mei. Chang: Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa. Ar Mo: Jade Go. Yoshioka: Fumihiko Ikeda. Pu Chieh, Adult: Guang Fan. Pu Chieh, 7 Years: Henry Kyi. Pu Chieh, 14 Years: Alvin Riley. Lord Chamberlain: Jiang Xi Ren AA: Best Picture (Jeremy Thomas), Best Director (Bernardo Bertolucci), Best Art Direction–Set Decoration ( Ferdinando Scarfiotti, ...
by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall
Score for a Film: Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence) Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film: Phyllis Logan (Another Time, Another Place) Michael Balcon Award ...
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- Ryuichi Sakamoto Concert
Internet 1996 World Exposition event, featuring live Internet Concert and Ryuichi Sakamoto. Love & Peace!
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- Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto -Press Conference-
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- Waiting Ryuichi Sakamoto
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