Here are 7 famous musicians from Japan died at 40:
Yusaku Matsuda (September 21, 1949 Shimonoseki-November 6, 1989 Tokyo) a.k.a. Yuusaku Matsuda, 金優作, Matsuda Yusaku or Yûsaku Matsuda was a Japanese actor. He had two children, Shota Matsuda and Ryuhei Matsuda.
He died in bladder cancer.
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Izumi Sakai (February 6, 1967 Hiratsuka-May 27, 2007 Shinjuku) otherwise known as Sakai Izumi, さかい いずみ, 蒲池幸子, かまち さちこ, Sachiko Kamachi, Kamachi Sachiko or Sakai, Izumi was a Japanese singer, lyricist, film score composer and songwriter.
Her albums: , and Can't Take My Eyes Off of You. Genres she performed: J-pop and Pop music.
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Hiroshi Koshiba (November 9, 1884-June 19, 1925) was a Japanese writer.
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Gyoshū Hayami (August 2, 1894 Asakusa, Tokyo-March 20, 1935 Tokyo) was a Japanese artist and visual artist.
He died caused by typhoid fever.
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Konoe Atsumaro (August 10, 1863 Kyoto-January 1, 1904 Tokyo) was a Japanese politician.
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Etō Shimpei (March 18, 1834 Saga-April 13, 1874) was a Japanese politician.
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Toshihito Ito (February 16, 1962 Niigata-May 24, 2002) also known as Toshihito Itô or Toshihito Itoh was a Japanese actor.
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