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Yoshiki

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Birthday
20, 1965
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Co-founder, drummer, pianist, and principal songwriter of the band X Japan, which achieved breakthrough success in the late 1980s.

Before Fame

He began taking piano lessons and music theory at age four and formed his first band, Dynamite, in 1977.

Trivia

He wrote the original musical theme for the 69th Golden Globe Awards.

Family Life

His father committed suicide when he was young. He found solace in music.

Associated With

He and Hyde were both well-known Japanese artists.