Trailblazing Composer and Electronic Musician Ryuichi Sakamoto Dies at 71

Ryuichi Sakamoto
Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto dies after a battle with cancer. Co-founder of Yellow Magic Orchestra in the 1970s, his film scores earned an Oscar and a Grammy, and he was a fierce post-Fukushima disaster climate activist. Collaborator Carsten Nicolai lauds Sakamoto for recognizing “conversations between different and unusual styles may be the future.”
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