Kitaro | 喜多郎 | キタロウ | きたろう

Name in Japanese: 喜多郎, キタロウ, きたろう

Birth name: Masanori Takahashi ( 高橋 正則, タカハシ マサノリ, たかはし まさのり)

Instruments: Vocals, Piano/Keyboards, Drums, Percussion

Born: February 4, 1953 (age 65)

Years Active: 1978 - Present

Which Japanese musical act is most popular internationally? Shonen Knife? Pizzicato Five? Puffy? Nope. Although it's hard to get exact sales figures, odds are it's veteran keyboardist Kitaro, who has successfully integrated Far Eastern musical themes and modern technology in a series of New Age chart-topping albums. After playing guitar in R&B-based bands in his teens, Kitaro switched to keyboards when he became a member of legendary Japanese hippie ensemble the Far East Family Band, which...

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moviehd added self as a fan of Kitaro in December, 2017.

anmorris added self as a fan of Kitaro in March, 2009.

czar added the Kanji name "喜多郎" in February, 2009.

czar added the Katakana name "キタロウ" in February, 2009.

czar added the Hiragana name "きたろう" in February, 2009.

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