Sakamoto, Ryuichi

Sakamoto, Ryuichi

Given name: 龍一
Family name: 坂本
Birthday: Jan 17, 1952
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Birth Location: Tokyo, Japan
Years active: 1977–2023
Date of Death: March 28, 2023

Sakamoto was a member of the famous synth-pop band "Yellow Magic Orchestra." He died from rectal cancer at the age of 71.

Record Labels:
  • 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 Group (1998–2006)
  • commmons (2006–2023)
  • A&M Records
  • Restless Records

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Music Composer Ryuuichi Sakamoto Dies at 71

Music Composer Ryuuichi Sakamoto Dies at 71

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