b. Minaru Watanabe, 9 Oct 1924, Fukushima, Japan, d. 1991. Hachirô Kasuga qualified himself like a vocalist of kayôkyoku (previously the most frequent and typically Japanese type of well-known music) in Tokyo. He was authorized by King Information, debuting with popular solitary, ‘Akai Lampno Shûressha’ (‘The Last Teach With Crimson Tail Lights’), in 1952. His recognition increased the next yr with ‘Otomi-san’ (‘Miss Tomi’), a convivial music about a personality inside a well-known kabuki play that was originally designed to become recorded with a older designer, Haruo Oka. Kasuga’s stardom was finally founded in 1955 by ‘Wakare No Ippon Sugi’ (‘A Solitary Cedar WHERE We Parted’), which resulted in the emergence of several other ‘home-pining’ tracks in the past due 50s, reflecting the raising influx of populace into large towns from rural areas. A great many other strikes, sung inside a well-regulated way, were stated in his lengthy profession, including ‘Arekara Jûnen Tattakana’ (‘Was It A DECADE Ago?’) and ‘Nagasaki Zero On’na’ (‘A Female In Nagasaki’).