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Nobuo Uematsu

He's been called the John Williams of the video game world, and the description is apt. Born in Kouchi City, Japan on March 21, 1959, Nobuo started playing the piano at the age of 12 and has never been formerly taught. By his own admission, he said he wanted to learn to play the piano because he wanted to be like Elton John. After finishing high ... See full bio »

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Blue Dragon
Blue Dragon Composer
Final Fantasy VII
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 2014 Unforgiveable? (Short)
 2013 Oceanhorn (Video Game)
 2013 Hometown Story (Video Game)
 2013 Fairy Fencer F (Video Game)
 2012 Fantajî raifu (Video Game)
 2011 The Last Story (Video Game)
 2010 On the Way to a Smile: Final Fantasy VII (original music by)
 2010 Fainaru fantajî XIV (Video Game)
 2007-2008 Blue Dragon (TV Series) (49 episodes)
- Zora (2008)
- Yami no naka e (2008)
- Fukyô waon (2008)
 2007 Fainaru fantajî IV (Video Game)
 2007 Lost Odyssey (Video Game)
 2006 Blue Dragon (Video Game)
 2006 Before Crisis: Final Fantasy VII (Video Game)
 2005 Final Fantasy VI Advance (Video Game)
 2005 Reminiscence of Final Fantasy VII (Video short) (music)
 2004 Il viaggio (Short)
 2001 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 Final Fantasy VII (Video Game)
 1995 Chrono Trigger (Video Game)
 1994 Final Fantasy III (Video Game)
 1992 Fainaru fantajî V (Video Game)
 1991 Final Fantasy IV (Video Game)
 1991 Final Fantasy Adventure (Video Game)
 1990 Rad Racer II (Video Game)
 1990 Fainaru fantajî III (Video Game)
 1988 Final Fantasy II (Video Game)
 1987 The 3-D Battles of World Runner (Video Game)
 1987 Fainaru fantajî (Video Game)
 1987 Highway Star (Video Game)
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Regarded by most gaming magazines as the "John Williams of the Gaming Industry" for his amazing music composition abilities. See more »


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The Japanese 'John Williams'

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