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Sakamoto Ryūichi: A Trailblazer Reshaping the Art of MusicAmatatsu Yasufumi

Sakamoto Ryūichi won global fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s as a member of Japanese techno-pop group Yellow Magic Orchestra. In the ensuing decades he has continued to carve out new musical possibilities with genre-crossing works.

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