In 1951, born in Niigata city.
In 1987, established the Federation of Amateur Songs of Niigata Prefecture.
In 1999, released self-production CD “Niigata Yakyoku (にいがた夜曲)”. Even up to now, his works and musical activities is widely known among localist. Then, in addition to Niigata, expanded his activities to Toyama and Yamagata, establishing a “local-centered” musical activity in Niigata Prefecture.
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