Dragon Quest Composer Wins Guiness World Record

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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Dragon Quest | Koichi Sugiyama

Koichi Sugiyama won the Guinness World Record for “Oldest video game composer”. Sugiyama is 85 years old however was 84 at the time the record was set. He previously received the award for “First ballet inspired by a video game” based on Dragon Quest which he is known for composing. Sugiyama is still composing for the series to this very day and is working on the music for Dragon Quest XI.

Are you a fan of Sugiyama’s work? Let us know what are some of your favorite compositions by him in the comments.

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