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Hitoshi Sakimoto

1969 - Today

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Hitoshi Sakimoto (崎元 仁, Sakimoto Hitoshi, born February 26, 1969) is a Japanese composer and sound producer. He is best known for scoring the video games Final Fantasy Tactics and Final Fantasy XII, though he has composed soundtracks for over 80 other games. Sakimoto first played music and video games in elementary school and began composing music professionally in 1988. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hitoshi Sakimoto has received more than 326,940 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hitoshi Sakimoto is the 1,411th most popular composer (down from 1,326th in 2019), the 2,036th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,864th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Japanese Composer.

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  • 330k

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  • 38.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Hitoshi Sakimoto ranks 1,411 out of 1,451Before him are Arturo Rodas, Steve Roach, Michiru Yamane, Vivian Kubrick, Ludovic Bource, and Walter Murphy. After him are George Perle, Meredith Willson, Ezio Bosso, Anu Malik, Marc Shaiman, and Randall Thompson.

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Among people born in 1969, Hitoshi Sakimoto ranks 625Before him are Jeffrey Lieber, Billy Porter, Paea Wolfgramm, Yoshihiro Natsuka, Joan Llaneras, and Dmitri Cheryshev. After him are Mai Charoenpura, Rafael Guijosa, Dieter Thoma, Billy Gardell, Justin Kirk, and Ramón Ramírez.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hitoshi Sakimoto ranks 2,036 out of 6,245Before him are Inesu Emiko Takeoka (1971), Shoichi Funaki (1968), Koji Uehara (1975), Yoshihiro Natsuka (1969), Masataka Imai (1959), and Eri Fukatsu (1973). After him are Sayaka Kanda (1986), Shinzo Koroki (1986), Mike Havenaar (1987), Aki Toyosaki (1986), Emiko Kubo (1966), and Masashi Oguro (1980).

Among COMPOSERS In Japan

Among composers born in Japan, Hitoshi Sakimoto ranks 25Before him are Junichi Masuda (1968), Toshio Hosokawa (1955), Kaoru Wada (1962), Yuzo Koshiro (1967), Kazumi Totaka (1967), and Michiru Yamane (1963). After him are Shoji Meguro (1971).

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