Markiert: Thomas Quasthoff

Millions of deaf Beethovens. Or: the things we do for hype.

Millions of deaf Beethovens. Or: the things we do for hype.

The Japanese music world was recently shocked by the scandal surrounding the famous composer Mamoru Samuragochi, a composer from the city of Hiroshima who was known for his romantically overblown symphonies and music for popular computer games like Resident Evil. Samuragochi’s main attraction as a media figure was his complete deafness and also part-paralysis (he was never seen without a walking cane) which was understood as being the result of his parents both being „hibakusha“ – radiation victims from the bombing of Hiroshima.

Ein Rückblick auf die wichtigsten musikalischen Ereignisse des Jahres 2013….

Ein Rückblick auf die wichtigsten musikalischen Ereignisse des Jahres 2013….

Ein Rückblick auf die musikalischen HIghlights 2013