'Japan's Beethoven' says he used ghost composer (12)

Taipei Times 2014.02.05 18:15
AFP, TOKYO Deaf composer Mamoru Samuragochi is pictured in Hiroshima, Japan, in December last year.Photo: AFP A deaf composer dubbed Japan's Beethoven yesterday confessed to hiring someone to write his most iconic works, leaving duped broadcaster NHK red- faced and casting a cloud over a figure skater set to dance to his music in Sochi. Mamoru Samuragochi, 50, shot to fame in the mid-1990s with classical
COMPOSER, HIROSHIMA, SOCHI, SKATER, TRIBUTE, SOUNDTRACK, Japan