the world of chris mosdell | chris mosdell

October 10th, 2016

Chris Mosdell's poetry readings and talks are rhythmical, humorous and a little mysterious, and is always a hit among children. In the morning session, he will be talking about how important reading is and how fun it is to create art such as poetry and illustrations. He will tell us about the people and things that influenced him when he was a child.

In the afternoon session he will talk about the work he has done with famous musicians, writers and artists. He'll even tell some behind-the-scenes stories of his work with Shuntaro Tanikawa. Enjoy a throughly interesting lecture that includes poetry readings, secrets about writing music and poems, and the events and people that influenced him as a child.

Date: Monday, October 10, 2016

Time: 10:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 15:30

Best for: Grades 1-5 in the morning | Grades 6 and up in the afternoon

Fee: ¥1,500 Students |

¥ 2,500 Guardians / Adults

Location: KA International | Toritsudaigaku Campus | 4th Floor

1 Chome-6-8 Nakane, Meguro, Tokyo 152-0031

Chris Mosdell is a poet, lyricist, author, and illustrator, who has collaborated with an extensive array of well-known musicians and composers. He has written lyrics for Eric Clapton, Sarah Brightman, Boy George, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and YMO, to name a few. He also wrote lyrics together with Michael Jackson. He has also produced music for feature films, opera, and anime soundtracks, including Gundam, Cowboy Bebop, Texhnolyze, and Wolf's Rain. He has been awarded the The Yuki Hayashi-Newkirk Poetry Prize, Gold Prize for Lyrics (Tokyo Music Festival), and the Grand Prize for Poetry (Colorado Festival of Literature).