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Ken Morioka was a Japanese musician, keyboardist, composer, and music producer. He died of heart failure at the age of 49.

Native name 森岡賢
Born (1967-03-15)15 March 1967
Origin Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Died 3 June 2016(2016-06-03) (aged 49)
Genres Synthpop
Occupation(s) Musician, keyboardist, composer, music producer
Instruments Keyboard
Years active 1982–2016
Website www.ken-morioka.com

Ken Morioka (Japanese: 森岡賢; March 15, 1967 – June 3, 2016) was a Japanese musician, keyboardist, composer, and music producer. He died of heart failure at the age of 49.

In addition to being a member of influential synthpop group Soft Ballet, he worked with numerous other musicians such as Kaya, Buck-Tick, and ZIZ (with ex-Malice Mizer member Kozi). He was also in the bands minus (-) and Ka.f.ka.