Tetsuya Komuro

Progressive rock, Composer

1958 –

86

Who is Tetsuya Komuro?

Tetsuya Komuro, born November 27, 1958 in Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan, also known as TK, is a Japanese musician, singer-songwriter, composer and record producer. He is recognized as the most successful producer in Japanese music history and introduced dance music to the Japanese mainstream. He was also a former owner of the disco Velfarre located in Roppongi, Tokyo. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in pop throughout the 1990s.

In the Oricon singles chart of April 15, 1996, he monopolized all the top 5 positions as the songwriter and producer, a world record. In 1995 he monopolized all top 3 positions of the copyright distribution rankings for the JASRAC Award, a record in Japan's music history. At his peak as a record producer the artists he predominantly produced for came to be known as TK Family and at one time included Namie Amuro, hitomi, TRF, Tomomi Kahala and Ami Suzuki amongst others. As of 2008, records produced by him had sold more than 170 million.

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Born
Nov 27, 1958
Fuchu
Also known as
  • こむろ てつや
  • Komuro Tetsuya
  • TK
  • T.K.
  • TETSUYA
  • Lifecell
Spouses
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Waseda University
Lived in
  • Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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