Report on fake Deaf composer wins prize

April 4, 2014

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Literature held the selection meeting of the 45th Ohya Nonfiction Prize (大宅壮一ノンフィクション賞) in Tokyo on April 3.

In the magazine section newly established this time, the article titled "the Deaf composer* was an impostor" in "The Weekly Bunshun" (February 13 issue) by a writer Koyama Norio (神山典士) and the Weekly Bunshu reporters. They won the prize of one million yen.

*Click the related link:
Yokohama city states about the fake deaf composer and his disability card

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