Yoko Shimomura

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Yoko Shimomura
Biographical Information

Yoko Shimomura (下村陽子) is a Japanese video game music composer. Her most famous works are Kingdom Hearts, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. She has also done work on Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Shimomura joined Square in 1993 as a composer after graduating from Osaka Music School, working for Capcom, and composed the score for Live a Live in 1994.

Shimomura makes her debut as a Final Fantasy series music composer with Final Fantasy XV. Her piece for this Final Fantasy title, "Somnus", was included in the Square Enix compilation album, Drammatica: The Very Best of Yoko Shimomura.

Style[edit | edit source]

Yoko Shimomura has a love for classical music and composers, as well as a love for the piano. In some pieces, like Dearly Beloved, she demonstrates her skill in composing masterful piano melodies and pieces.

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