Hiroshi Kamayatsu

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Hiroshi "Monsieur" Kamayatsu (かまやつひろし, Hiroshi "Monsieur" Kamayatsu, 12 January 1939 – 1 March 2017)[1] was a Japanese singer and guitarist born in Tokyo.

Profile[edit]

"Monsieur" was a founding member of bands The Spiders,[2] Vodka Collins,[3] and also a solo act.

In 2001[4] he had a reunion with some former members of The Spiders, as the band Sans Filtre.[4] Among his recent work was his performance of the song "RTB", the ending song to the anime Sentou Yousei Yukikaze,[5] he performed for over five decades.

Death[edit]

Hiroshi Kamayatsu died from pancreatic cancer on 1 March 2017, aged 78.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "- Artist Directory - TeamRock". TeamRock.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ "The Spiders - Biography & History]". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Vodka Collins". The-aleecat.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Monkey Cast - Masaaki Sakai - Sans Filtre". Monkeyheaven.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  5. ^ "MONSIEUR KAMAYATSU - RTB(SENTOUYOUSEI YUKIKAZE ENDING THEME)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  6. ^ "時事ドットコム". Jen.jiji.com. Retrieved 24 November 2017.

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