Koji Kondo

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Birthday
13, 1961
Birthplace
Nagoya, Japan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Nagoya, Japan

About

Composer of soundtracks for classic Nintendo video games, including the "Super Mario" and "The Legend of Zelda" series.

Before Fame

He studied the electronic organ while a child and later played in a jazz and rock cover band.

Trivia

His first foray into video game music was the soundtrack to "Super Mario Bros." from 1985. It was designed to be repetitive without seeming repetitive.

Family Life

His family was residing in Nagoya, Japan, when he was born.

Associated With

He called Ian Gillan's "Deep Purple" one of his musical influences.