Japanese musicians born in 1947

Here are 26 famous musicians from Japan were born in 1947:

Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano (January 18, 1947 Adachi-) also known as Beat Takeshi, Bito Takeshi, 'Bîto' Takeshi, Bîto Takeshi, 'Beat' Takeshi, Takeshi, Take-chan, Kitano Takeshi or TakaC is a Japanese film producer, film director, actor, screenwriter, film editor, author, presenter, comedian, singer, poet and painter. He has two children, Atsushi Kitano and Shoko Kitano.

His albums: , and Singin' Loud 2.

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Haruomi Hosono

Haruomi Hosono (July 9, 1947 Minato-) a.k.a. 細野晴臣, ほそのはるおみ, 細野 晴臣, Hosono Haruomi, ほその はるおみ, Hosono, Haruomi, HOSONO HOUSE or Harry Hosono is a Japanese songwriter, musician and record producer.

His albums: Mental Sports Mixes, N.D.E., Coincidental Music, Bon Voyage Co. 「泰安洋行」, Omni Sight Seeing, Hosono Haruomi Archives, Volume 1, Medicine Compilation - From the Quiet Lodge, , Tropical Dandy and Naga (Music for Monsoon). Genres: Synthpop, Electronica, Electronic music, Video game music, J-pop, House music, Funk, Rock music, Experimental music, Chiptune, Techno, Trance music, Electronic dance music, Avant-garde music, Electro, Ambient music, Exotica, Intelligent dance music and Worldbeat.

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Kazuko Sugiyama

Kazuko Sugiyama (April 9, 1947 Nagoya-) a.k.a. Kazuko Shibukawa, Sugiyama Kazuko, Shibukawa Kazuko or Sugiyama, Kazuko is a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Meiko Kaji

Meiko Kaji (March 24, 1947 Chiyoda, Tokyo-) also known as Kaji Meiko, Masako Ohta or Kaji, Meiko is a Japanese singer and actor.

Her albums include 全曲集, Zenkyoku Shu, きょうの我が身は……, 怨み節, 怨み節/おんなの命, 修羅の花, , , Yadokari / Kakioki and .

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Akira Fuse

Akira Fuse (December 18, 1947 Mitaka-) a.k.a. 布施明, Fuse Akira or Fuse, Akira is a Japanese singer and actor. He has one child, Maximillian Fuse.

His albums include 少年よ, DO MY BEST, something JAZZY, のすたるぢや, and . His related genres: Enka and Kayōkyoku.

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Somei Satoh

Somei Satoh (January 19, 1947 Sendai-) a.k.a. Satoh, Somei is a Japanese , .

Discography: Sun•Moon, Toward the Night and Echoes.

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Toshiyuki Nishida

Toshiyuki Nishida (November 4, 1947 Fukushima-) also known as Nishida Toshiyuki is a Japanese actor and singer.

His most important albums: , , , , , , , and .

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Yoshino Ohtori

Yoshino Ohtori (March 19, 1947 Yokohama-) a.k.a. Miki Kagawa or Yoshino Ootori is a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Hiroshi Miyauchi

Hiroshi Miyauchi (June 14, 1947 Tokyo-) also known as Miyauchi Hiroshi is a Japanese actor, voice actor and singer.

His discography includes: Sega Presents Outrun 2 - A Selection of Audio Tracks From the Game.

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Kazuyo Aoki

Kazuyo Aoki (August 27, 1947 Tokyo-) otherwise known as Aoki Kazuyo is a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Chiyo Okumura

Chiyo Okumura (February 18, 1947-) a.k.a. 金野智代 or Okumura, Chiyo is a Japanese singer.

Her albums include , , , , , , , , and .

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Kazuko Yanaga

Kazuko Yanaga (April 14, 1947 Fukuoka Prefecture-November 1, 2014) also known as Yanaga Kazuko was a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Teruhiko Saigō

Teruhiko Saigō (February 5, 1947 Kagoshima District, Kagoshima-) also known as いまがわ せいき, Saigō Teruhiko, さいごう てるひこ, Seiki Imagawa, 今川 盛揮, Imagawa Seiki, 西郷 輝彦, 我修院建吾, 銀川晶子, 五代けん, Teruhiko Saigo or Saigo, Teruhiko is a Japanese singer and actor. His children are Noritaka Henmi and Emiri Henmi.

His albums include .

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Tadaaki Otaka

Tadaaki Otaka (November 8, 1947 Kamakura-) also known as Otaka, Tadaaki is a Japanese conductor.

His most well known albums: A Flock Descends, Orchestral Works Including The 8 Symphonies, How Slow the Wind, Rakhmaninov: Symphony No. 2 / Vocalise / Etudes Tableaux Op. 33 & Op. 39 and A String Around Autumn.

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Stomu Yamashta

Stomu Yamashta (March 15, 1947 Kyoto-) also known as Yamashta, Stomu, Stomu Yamash'ta or Tsutomu Yamashita is a Japanese film score composer and composer.

His albums: Sea & Sky, Freedom Is Frightening, Red Buddha, Metempsychosis, Floating Music, Go .... Live from Paris and Raindog.

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Naomi Chiaki

Naomi Chiaki (September 17, 1947 Itabashi-) also known as Mieko Sekawa, せがわ みえこ, ちあき なおみ, Segawa Mieko, 瀬川 三恵子, Mieko Segawa or Chiaki Naomi is a Japanese actor and singer.

Her albums include コロムビア音得盤シリーズ, ちあきなおみベスト, 全曲集~黄昏のビギン~, 黄昏のビギン, Another World and . Genres she performed include Folk music, Pop music, Rock music, Enka, Jazz fusion and Kayōkyoku.

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Kazuhiko Kato

Kazuhiko Kato (March 21, 1947 Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-October 16, 2009 Karuizawa) otherwise known as Kazuhiko Katoh, Tonovan or Kato Kazuhiko was a Japanese actor, composer and musician.

His most recognized albums: , , , , , CHIC CHINOIS DESIGN 21〜SIMPLE BEAUTY, , , and Catch-22. His related genres: Psychedelic rock, Folk music, Pop music, Rock music and Psychedelic music.

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Shinichi Mori

Shinichi Mori (November 18, 1947 Kofu-) a.k.a. Moriuchi Kazuhiro or Kazuhiro Moriuchi is a Japanese singer and composer. His children are Tomohiro Moriuchi, Takahiro Morita and Hiroki Moriuchi.

His most recognized albums: 全曲集, 夜と恍惚とため息と, TWIN BEST, , , , , , and . Genres: Folk music, Enka, Kayōkyoku and Pop music.

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Yuriko Hishimi

Yuriko Hishimi (June 10, 1947 Nakano, Tokyo-) also known as Hishimi Yuriko or Chiyako Sakaiya is a Japanese actor.

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Rikiya Yasuoka

Rikiya Yasuoka (July 19, 1947 Minato-April 8, 2012 Tokyo) also known as Rikiya or Yasuoka Rikiya was a Japanese actor and singer.

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Akira Terao

Akira Terao (May 18, 1947 Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-) also known as hoppe or Terao Akira is a Japanese musician, actor and singer.

His discography includes: Atmosphere, , , SHADOW CITY and Reflections.

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Kazumasa Oda

Kazumasa Oda (September 20, 1947 Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-) a.k.a. おだ かずまさ or Oda Kazumasa is a Japanese singer-songwriter, composer and singer.

His albums: Far East Cafe, , Oh! Yeah!, 自己ベスト・2, My BEST, , , , and . His related genres: Folk rock, J-pop and Adult contemporary music.

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Jinpachi Nezu

Jinpachi Nezu (December 1, 1947 Tsuru-) also known as Nezu Jinpachi, Nezu Toru or Toru Nezu is a Japanese actor, theatre director and screenwriter.

His most important albums: .

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Mieko Hirota

Mieko Hirota (February 5, 1947 Setagaya-) a.k.a. 弘田 三枝子, ひろた みえこ, Hirota Mieko, 高木 三枝子, たかぎ みえこ, Mieko Takagi, Takagi Mieko, 高木 エリカ, MICO or Miko is a Japanese singer.

Discography: .

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Junko Akimoto

Junko Akimoto (June 21, 1947 Fukagawa, Tokyo-) a.k.a. Akimoto, Junko is a Japanese singer.

Her albums include 愛のままで…. Genres: Jazz, Chanson and Kayōkyoku.

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Jo Kondo

Jo Kondo (October 28, 1947 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Kondo, Jo is a Japanese , .

Discography: and Works for Piano.

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