the Famous Japanese fashion designer and organizer of impressive entertainment show of Kansai Yamamoto passed away at the age of 76 years. As have informed on Monday TV channel NHK, the last few months he struggled with acute myeloid leukemia.

it Also became known that the designer died on July 21, but his daughter, Mirai was only reported on 27 July.

Kansai Yamamoto was born in February 1944. He graduated from Nippon University and then went on to study fashion in the design Studio. The world of fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto found out in the 70-ies and 80-ies of the last century. Then he actively cooperated with such international stars as Elton John, Stevie wonder and David Bowie. For performances Bowie he has created memorable futuristic costumes. Fashion Yamamoto gathered full houses in London, Paris and new York.

In the early 1990-ies Kansai Yamamoto got into producing and started to organize a large-scale entertainment shows. His unique show, which combined music, dance, acrobatics, elements of Japanese festivals held around the world. Was no exception and Russia. In 1993 in Moscow show Yamamoto gathered nearly 120 thousand people, reminds TASS.

the designer didn’t stop and developed in 2010, the concept of external high-speed Express train Skyliner, which runs between Tokyo and Narita international airport.

In recent years, the Kansai Yamamoto created a collection with scenes from Japanese art and Kabuki theater for Louis Vuitton.