|Birth Day||December 12, 1967|
|yuzo koshiro age||55 YEARS OLD|
Japanese composer known for his influential musical contributions to the video game industry. He has also written music across a number of genres, including rap, rock, jazz, techno, classical, trance and hip hop. He was a leading innovator in the chiptune, or 8-bit chip, musical phenomena.
His prodigy talent was recognized at age five, when he took private lessons from famed conductor and composer Joe Hisaishi, composer for animator Hayao Miyazaki's films. He is self-taught besides his one-time tutelage under Hisaishi.
He loves American rock and roll. Van Halen is his favorite band.
His sister Ayano helped him create Ancient, a successful video game developer in Japan. His mother was Tomo Koshiro, a classical pianist who taught him how to play piano at age three.
His renown and popularity as a favorite composer within the video game community is similar to Jun Senoue.