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Rock singer Masahiro Kuwana dead at 59


Musician Masahiro Kuwana has died of respiratory failure. He was 59.

The rock singer passed away in Osaka on Friday, Sankei Shimbun reported. He had been hospitalized in a coma since July after he collapsed at his home.

Kuwana made his singing debut in 1976 with the album "Who are you?" His fourth single, "Sexual Violet No. 1," became a hit when it was used as a theme song for cosmetics maker Kanebo.

Kuwana was arrested and served a three-year term for the possession of cocaine in 1977. When he got out in 1980, he became an actor and starred in his first drama, "Koibito-tachi." In 1980, he later married singer Ann Lewis but the couple divorced four years later.

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How about a photo, so we can know who he is?

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Go to Google. You can find his pictures.

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just waiting for the cover "who were you?"

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Sad. I feel sorry for his family and loved ones. Rest in peace Masahiro Kuwana.

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