Hibari Misora

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Birthday
29, 1937
Birthplace
Yokohama, Japan
Death Date
Jun 24, 1989 (52)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1937
Birthplace
Yokohama, Japan
Death Date
Jun 24, 1989 (52)

About

Japanese icon who sold over 68 million records, she is known for songs like "Kawa no Nagare no Yo ni" and is a Medal of Honor recipient.

Before Fame

She sang for her father at a World War II send-off party in 1943.

Trivia

She became the first woman ever to receive the People's Honor Award.

Family Life

She was married to actor Akira Kobayashi from 1962 to 64.

Associated With

Her swan song, "Kawa no Nagare no Yo ni," has been performed by a variety of artists including Teresa Teng.