Artist: Maik Guo, the stage name Animenz, born in 1991, German-born ethnic Chinese, the world-famous animation pianist. He successfully adapted more than 100 anime songs into piano piece. Animenz is a musician who full of passionate and musical talented, his adaption based on his understanding of music. Most of his early works were adapted form the style of the Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt etc.
Animenz born in Bad Urach Germany, grown up in Metzingen. He started to learn piano since 6 years old, at that year he also won a national piano competition ”Jugend Musiziert”. In 2007, Animenz started study with the famous German pianist Noll. At the same time, when he was only 16 years old, he was invited by the a Romanian symphony orchestra “Botosani National Philharmonic” to play Symphony No.3 (Beethoven) in a public performances in Germany and Romania.
Animenz is an anime fan. Because of the wonderful music in anime makes me enjoy anime, according to himself . Since 2009, Animenz started to adapted anime songs as well as he uploaded the video of playing the anime piano piece to his YouTube channel. His music gradually welcomed by the audience, now with more than 1.3 million subscribers on his YouTube Channel and over 210 million click rate and over 1.15 million fans on the Facebook.
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