Japanese composer Mamoru Samuragochi
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Composer admits lying about deafness

Mamoru Samuragochi, one of Japan's most famous composers, officially apologises for pretending to be deaf. He was exposed last month by a music teacher, who also claimed that he wrote all of his music for him in secret for 18 years.

Mamoru Samuragochi, one of Japan's most famous composers, officially apologises for pretending to be deaf.

He was exposed last month by a music teacher, who also claimed that he wrote all of his music for him in secret for 18 years.

Catharina Moh reports.

  • 07 Mar
  • From the section Asia