Pianist Name: Lee Ru-ma, 이루마, 李閏珉
Stage Name : Yiruma
Born : February 15, 1978
Nationality : South Korean
“River Flows in You”, “Kiss the Rain”, “May Be” …… These are the famous piano pieces composed by Yiruma, the pianist and composer from South Korea. Yiruma was born in 1978 and he started to learn piano at the age of 5. In 1988, he moved to London to further his music study at Purcell School of Music. In December 1996, Yiruma has participated in the album The Musicians of Purcell. After graduated from Purcell School of Music in July 1997, he continued to pursue a Composition major from King’s College. During his time in college, Yiruma has released his first album, Love Scene. He has participated in a musical tour in Europe too.
In 2001, Yiruma released his most popular album, First Love. He was the first Korean artist who was invited to perform at the 2002 MIDEM in Cannes, France. Yiruma has composed several soundtracks for dramas, musicals, plays and movie. In 2006, he composed a theme song for KBS drama, Spring Waltz. In the same year, he decided to give up his British citizenship to serve in the South Korean Navy. After he completed the service, he began the 2008 Yiruma Come Back Tour, Ribbonized in 20 cities across Korea.
Yiruma has become the DJ for KBS1FM Yiruma’s Music from All Around the World in 2009. He made an appearance on German TV show Willkommen Bei Carmen Nebel in 2012 March. In May 2013, he has made a successful Australian promotion tour. In the following year, he started his concert tour in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
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Sheet music of Yiruma’s famous music can be found in this piano concert book. The spiral binding of the book makes it easy for page turning. With this excellent book, playing Yiruma’s beautiful music is simply easy and enjoyable.
This album was released on November 2011, which contains 3 CDs with 51 tracks. An awesome compilation of Yiruma’s music for his fans!
Listen to Yiruma’s Greatest Hits From This Video:
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