|Birth name||Chiyo Sato|
March 13, 1897|
Tendō, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
|Died||December 13, 1968(aged 71)|
In 1925, Sato made her debut with the song "Aoi Susuki". She met Shinpei Nakayama, who composed her 1928 song "Habu no Minato". It sold 100,000 copies. Her song "Tokyo March" (東京行進曲 Tōkyō Kōshinkyoku) was used as a tie-in song for the 1929 movie Tokyo March. The song "Tokyo March" sold 250,000 copies.
In 1930, she went to Italy, hoping to start a career there, but she was not a success. When she returned to Japan in 1934, there was no longer any place for her in the music industry. She died in 1968.
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