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Widely Viewed as Ghosn Reference, Yamaha's Tweet Over Instrument Case Goes Viral

By Kyodo News 14 January 2020

A recent tweet made by Yamaha Music Japan Co. advising people of the dangers of putting someone inside an instrument case has gone viral, given that it was widely seen as an allusion to how former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn fled Japan late last year.

The tweet posted Saturday on Yamaha Wind Stream, the company’s account for information on wind instruments, mentioned that tweets about getting into a large instrument case had been making the rounds “for reasons that shall not be touched on.”

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