On November 30th Riya, the vocalist of eufonius, shared the news of his passing. Kikuchi died on November 16th at age 44 from an acute heart failure.
Kikuchi was born in Sapporo in the Hokkaido prefecture on February 24th 1979. After graduating from college, he started working as a music arranger in 2003. In the same year, he and riya met on the internet and formed eufonius.
The band was looking forward to celebrating their 20th anniversary next year. Below you’ll find a playlist with a selection of their songs.