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Hibari Misora (I) (1937–1989)

Hibari Misora was born on May 29, 1937 in Yokohama, Japan as Kazue Kato. She was an actress, known for Takekurabe (1955), So Young, So Bright (1955) and Hibari no mori no ishimatsu (1960). She was married to Akira Kobayashi. She died on June 24, 1989. See full bio »

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 2005 Operetta tanuki goten
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 1970 The Performers
Kasumi Fujihana
 1968 Gion matsuri
 1963 Yogiri no Joshu-Ji
Kinu
 1962 Obozu tengu
 1960 Oja kissa
 1959 Kurama Tengu
 1959 Oshidori kago
Kocho
 1959 Gentle Breeze
 1957 Romance tanjô
Hibari Misora
 1956 Koi sugata kitsune goten
Maruya / Tomone
 1955 Takekurabe
 1955 Seishun kôro: Umi no wakôdo
Yukie Miyazaki
 1955 Fue-fuki waka musha
Princess Tamaori
 1953 Ojosan shacho
Madoka Ohara
 1952 Ringo-en no shojo
Marumi
 1952 Futari no hitomi
Marie Abe
 1952 Yôkina wataridori
Midori Okamoto
 1951 Hibari no komoriuta
Hibari / Sumire
 1951 Nakinureta ningyô
Ayako
 1950 Tokyo Kid
Mariko Tanimoto, an orphan
 1950 Aozora tenshi
Mariko
 1950 Akogare no Hawaii kôro
Kimiko
 1949 Kanashiki kuchibue
Mitsuko Tanaka
 1949 Odoru ryûgûjô
Girl singing Kappa Bugi
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In 1945 she debuted at a concert hall in Yokohama, at the age of eight. At the same time, she changed her last name, Kato, to Misora (lit. "beautiful sky"), at the suggestion of her mother. A year later, she appeared on a NHK broadcast, and impressed the Japanese composer Masao Koga with her singing ability. He considered her to be a prodigy with the courage, understanding, and emotional maturity... See more »

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