Haruomi Hosono

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Haruomi Hosono
Place of birth: Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Date of birth: 1947-07-09 (age 74)
Company(ies): Multimedia Creators Network
Role(s): Musician, Composer, Singer

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Haruomi "Harry" Hosono (細野晴臣) is a renowned and highly-influential Japanese musician. A founder of pioneering electronic music group Yellow Magic Orchestra, Hosono was a member of Multimedia Creators Network, a video game development studio established to produce LaserDisc-based software for the Pioneer LaserActive.

Multimedia Creators Network

Main article: Multimedia Creators Network.

Approached by Pioneer to assemble a varied team of media artists to produce software for their upcoming LaserActive platform, ambient artist Jotaro Nonaka founded Multimedia Creators Network, and subsequently recruited his mentor Hosono as a founding member of the fledgling studio. Hosono would contribute to the group's three released titles: 1994's 3D Museum and Melon Brains: Exploring The Mind Of The Dolphin, and 1995's Goku, with a fourth title, UFO & ET, planned but ultimately cancelled.[1]

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  1. https://laseractive.wordpress.com/interviews/ (Wayback Machine: 2020-11-11 21:40)