Here are 6 famous musicians from Japan died at 49:
Kanoko Okamoto (March 1, 1889 Tokyo-February 18, 1939 Yokosuka) was a Japanese writer.
She died caused by cerebral hemorrhage.
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Soseki Natsume (February 9, 1867 Tokyo-December 9, 1916 Tokyo) also known as Natsume Kinnosuke, Kin'nosuke Natsume, なつめ そうせき, 夏目 漱石, Natsume Kin'nosuke, なつめ きんのすけ, Natsume Sōseki or 夏目 金之助 was a Japanese writer and novelist. He had two children, Shinroku Natsume and Junichi Natsume.
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Saigō Takamori (January 23, 1828 Kagoshima Castle-September 24, 1877 Kagoshima) was a Japanese politician, samurai and rebel.
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Chieko Honda (March 28, 1963 Tokyo-February 18, 2013 Japan) a.k.a. Honda Chieko was a Japanese voice actor and actor.
Her albums include Mary Bell to Utaō!.
She died as a result of cancer.
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Anna Nakagawa (August 30, 1965 Suginami-October 17, 2014) also known as Anna Kuriyama was a Japanese actor.
She died as a result of uterine cancer.
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Kiyonao Ichiki (October 16, 1892 Shizuoka Prefecture-August 21, 1942 Guadalcanal) was a Japanese personality.
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