Lee Seo Jin, the popular producer of Korean-language pop music, died Monday, according to his publicist.
He was 67.
Seo died at his home in Seoul.
Seolae was a Korean-American and a producer on the group Seolab, which was founded in Seoul in 1991.
Lee’s son, Lee Min Kyung, told the Korea Times that Seo’s death was sudden.
The group formed in 1992 and has since become a household name in the Korean music scene.
Seokjin, who was born in Seoul, had a long and successful career as a producer.
The music he created has sold more than 40 million records worldwide.
A native of Seoul, Seo worked as a music journalist before moving to the United States to pursue a career as an actor.
He later became a music director and eventually wrote music for films, dramas, and commercials.
Lee Min Kyong said his father’s death will be “deeply felt by the entire music community.”
“It was a big loss for all of us,” he told the newspaper.
“We lost a true creative genius, who always tried to create something special in the music industry.”
Seolabi, which is composed of eight songs, has sold around 15 million records.