From Sega Retro
|Place of birth: Tokyo, Japan|
|Date of birth: 1968-06-11 (age 51)|
|Company(ies): Sega of Japan|
Tatsuyuki Maeda (前田 龍之) is a Japanese composer and sound designer. He graduated from school with an electric organ player course. He is best known for composing the music for Sonic 3, Sonic & Knuckles, Dragon Force, and Sonic 3D Blast.
Alongside Masaru Setsumaru, he created the majority of the sound effects utilized in various Sega games. He was also the sound director for two handheld gaming systems: the Pico (for various titles) and the Game Boy Advance (for the Sonic the Hedgehog titles. (e.g. the Sonic Advance series)).
- Tatsuyuki Maeda's 1st Wave Master profile (2001-2004) on archive.org
- Tatsuyuki Maeda's 2nd Wave Master profile (2003-2004) on archive.org