Seiji Yokoyama

Seiji Yokoyama (born March 17, 1935, Hiroshima, Japan - died July 8, 2017, Sera, Hiroshima, Japan) was a Japanese soundtrack music composer, perhaps best known for his work on the anime television series [i]Space Pirate Captain Harlock[/i] (1977-1979) and [i]Saint Seiya[/i] (1986-1990).

In 1957, he graduated as a composer from the Kunitachi Music School in Japan. He composed music for Japanese television, radio and movies. For his compositions he mainly used traditional instruments like piano, violins, etc, along with more modern instruments like drums and electric guitar, resulting in a very particular and unique style.