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'Japanese Beethoven' Exposed As A Musical FRAUD! He Faked Being Deaf & Didn’t Even Write His Own Songs!

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Meet Mamoru Samuragochi, a composer thought to be as gifted and talented of a musician as Beethoven!

The Japanese virtuoso’s music appeared in movies, video games and is even scheduled to be used during the Sochi Olympics!

Considering he also claimed to be deaf, some said Samuragochi was a genius.

Well, he’s not.

He’s not only not a genius, he’s not deaf, he’s not a composer, and he’s been LYING this whole time!


This week, the world learned the truth about the 50-year-old phony impresario when a secret ghost writer stepped forward and took credit for most of Mamoru’s compositions!

Takashi Niigaki confessed to writing more than 20 songs for Mamoru since the 1990s. He also spilled that the hearing impairment that helped Samuragochi convince his Japanese fans that he was a miracle musician was also a hoax!

Niigaki was reportedly paid

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Classical Music Helps Calm Dogs Down!

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Got a nervous pup? An anxious doggy? A stressed out pooch??

Well good news! Colorado State University found that classical music like Mozart and Beethoven might reduce stress in dogs.

The study found that normal classical music calmed pets down better than music made specifically for calming down pets!

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Ellen DeGeneres Blown Away By 6-Yr-Old Piano Prodigy

Could Tsung Tsung be the next Mozart?

That's what the baby piano player tells Ellen DeGeneres he aspires to when he stops by her show!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see the little boy Ellen flew all the way from China just to tickle the ivories for her!

After you see this little guy play, you'll want to join the audience's standing ovation! Bravo!

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New Tori Amos!

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It's here!

Check out the just-released music video for Tori Amos' new single, Carry, off her upcoming album, Night of Hunters (above)!

Lots of classical influences here!

What do U think? Are U enjoying Tori's latest aesthetic?

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Lady GaGa Auctions Off Autographed Grand Piano For Charity

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Lady GaGa has partnered with online auction site Charitybuzz to auction off the Steinway Grand Piano she played while performing at the Robinhood Foundation Gala in New York City in early May.

Fans and collectors have an opportunity to own a rare GaGa artifact now through June 15th by biding on the piano she signed during her soundcheck at the event.

Click here to make an offer on this bad boy, but you'll need at least $30,000 bucks to acquire the piano, although it is said to be worth $60,000.

Money raised from the auction will benefit Ten O'Clock Classics, an organization dedicated to providing classical music venues, outlets for up and coming artists, as well as inspiring children to pursue classical music.

Thanks for giving back, GaGa!

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