He then moved on to placed like Italy and eventually had chart success in the UK, U.
S., Australia and elsewhere soon followed with the album going Platinum and reaching the top ten of the album charts in the UK and Canada and going all the way to #1 in Australia.
He is particularly noted for his original melodic and harmonic writing.
Lesser known are the other musical roles he plays; he is also a typesetter, author, arranger, and conductor.Composers like Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann and Felix Mendelssohn discovered, collected, and championed his works in the 19th century, as did musicologist Sir George Grove.Franz Schubert is now widely considered to be one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition.His harmonic and melodic language affected how harmony was later taught. ), known professionally as Joe Hisaishi (久石 譲 Hisaishi Jō?, born December 6, 1950), is a composer and director known for over 100 film scores and solo albums dating back to 1981.