Here are 10 famous musicians from Japan died at 56:
Komura Jutarō (September 16, 1855 Nichinan-November 25, 1911 Hayama) was a Japanese politician.
He died as a result of tuberculosis.
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Mitsuru Yoshida (January 6, 1923 Tokyo Prefecture-September 17, 1979) was a Japanese writer.
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Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi (June 23, 1873 Kyoto-June 29, 1929 Tokyo) also known as HIH Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi was a Japanese personality. He had two children, Empress Kōjun and Prince Kuni Asaakira.
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Hirotaka Suzuoki (March 6, 1950 Nagoya-August 6, 2006 Suginami) otherwise known as Suzuoki Hirotaka was a Japanese voice actor, actor and theatrical producer.
He died caused by lung cancer.
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Shōichi Nakagawa (July 19, 1953 Shibuya-October 4, 2009 Tokyo) was a Japanese politician.
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Masahiko Nomi (July 18, 1925 Japan-October 30, 1981) was a Japanese writer.
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Futabayama Sadaji (February 9, 1912 Usa-December 16, 1968) otherwise known as 双葉山 定次, Sadaji Akiyoshi, Akiyoshi Sadaji, Sadaji Futabayama, Tokitsukaze, 時津風, あきよし さだじ, ときつかぜ or ふたばやま さだじ was a Japanese sumo wrestler.
He died caused by hepatitis.
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Akira Mutō (December 15, 1892 Hakusui, Kumamoto-December 23, 1948 Tokyo) was a Japanese personality.
He died as a result of hanging.
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Kei Tomiyama (October 31, 1938 Anshan-September 25, 1995 Shinjuku) also known as Kunichika Tomiyama, Tomiyama Kunichika, Tomiyama Kei or Toyama, Kei was a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator.
He died in pancreatic cancer.
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Michio Nishizawa (September 1, 1921-December 18, 1977) was a Japanese personality.
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