Internationally renowned Japanese fashion designer Yamamoto Kansai has died of leukemia. He was 76, NHK reported.
Yamamoto's office says he passed away at a Tokyo hospital where he was being treated for the disease since early this year.
While taking part in fashion industry events in Paris and New York, Yamamoto deepened friendly ties with musicians including David Bowie and Stevie Wonder.
Also, Yamamoto Kansai produced large-scale live events in Japan, Russia, Vietnam, India, and elsewhere.
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