Shigeru Izumiya

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Shigeru Izumiya
泉谷 しげる
Born (1948-05-11) 11 May 1948 (age 71)
Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Genres Folk music
Occupation(s)Singer, actor and tarento
Years active1971–present
Labels Pony Canyon

Shigeru Izumiya (泉谷 しげる Izumiya Shigeru, born May 11, 1948 in Aomori, raised in Meguro, Tokyo) is a Japanese poet, folk singer, actor, tarento. [1] [2] He established the record company For Life Records with Takuro Yoshida, Yosui Inoue, and Hitoshi Komuro in 1975. [3] He also directed the 1986 film Death Powder (Desu Paudā). [4]


Between August 1995 and March 1996, Izumiya co-hosted the Satellaview-based weekly SoundLink Magazine, "King of After School" (放課後の王様, Houkago no Ousama), with Ayumi Hamasaki. [5] [6]













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