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"Japanese Beethoven" admits he had ghost writer

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"Japanese Beethoven" admits he had ghost writer

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He is known as Japan’s Beethoven but iconic composer Mamoru Samuragochi, who claims he is deaf, has admitted that his work is not his own.

He says a ghost writer has been behind his music for nearly two decades.

Part-time university professor Takashi Niigaki says he is the man in question and gave a lengthy confession broadcast live on television.