Hiroshi Yamagata


Age: 56

Summary: Japanese leading sound engineer
who was reportedly hospitalized in critical condition from injuries he received in the April 25 Nepal earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and injured over 23,000 others during a series of major aftershocks, which also triggered multiple avalanches on Mount Everest and in Langtang valley with the death toll that continues to rise while he was working on a Chinese documentary in the Everest's South Base Camp area when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan country.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in an avalanche during the Nepal earthquake

Born: February 10, 1959

Died: April 27, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal