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Akira Yamaoka

1968 - Today

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Akira Yamaoka (山岡 晃, Yamaoka Akira, born February 6, 1968) is a Japanese composer and music producer. He is best known for composing several video games in the Silent Hill series by Konami, among other games. Yamaoka also worked as a producer on the series, as well as composing for the Silent Hill film and its sequel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akira Yamaoka has received more than 472,320 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Akira Yamaoka is the 1,098th most popular composer (down from 933rd in 2019), the 1,149th most popular biography from Japan (down from 953rd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Japanese Composer.

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  • 470k

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  • 57.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Akira Yamaoka ranks 1,098 out of 1,228Before him are Mariano Mores, Marco Beltrami, Yasuharu Takanashi, Brad Fiedel, Fred Frith, and Granville Bantock. After him are Thomas Weelkes, Valeri Brainin, Harry Warren, Adolph Deutsch, William Sterndale Bennett, and Masaaki Suzuki.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1968, Akira Yamaoka ranks 190Before him are Leticia Calderón, Parker Posey, Jørn Lande, Zacarias Moussaoui, Évariste Ndayishimiye, and Carlos Marín. After him are Matteo Garrone, Pavel Kuka, Irina Privalova, John Ortiz, Anthony Michael Hall, and Aitana Sánchez-Gijón.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Akira Yamaoka ranks 1,149 out of 5,560Before him are Takumi Minamino (1995), Tomoko Ohara (1957), Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (1962), Ichiya Kumagae (1890), Mihoko Iwaya (1964), and Keiko Saito (1965). After him are Haruhiro Yamashita (1938), Taki Inoue (1963), Koto Matsudaira (1903), Hiroyuki Sakashita (1959), Yōko Ogawa (1962), and Maria Ozawa (1986).

Among COMPOSERS In Japan

Among composers born in Japan, Akira Yamaoka ranks 12Before him are Nobuo Uematsu (1959), Koichi Sugiyama (1931), Toshi Ichiyanagi (1933), Akira Ifukube (1914), Kenji Kawai (1957), and Koji Kondo (1961). After him are Masaaki Suzuki (1954), Hiroyuki Sawano (1980), Junichi Masuda (1968), Kazumi Totaka (1967), and Hitoshi Sakimoto (1969).

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