Famaous composer was fake deaf

The story about a fake deaf composer shocked not only Japan but also run through around the world early February.

It runs:

Samuragochi Mamoru, who won fame for overcoming deafness to write music, confessed many of his best-known works were ghostwritten. Then his ghostwriter said he was not actually deaf, either.


English links:
Japan's 'deaf composer' may not be the artist he claims
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/views/AJ201402060039

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/07/arts/music/renowned-japanese-composer-mamoru-samuragochi-admits-fraud.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/12/world/asia/japanese-composer-says-his-hearing-loss-is-partly-faked.html

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