Tanimura Shinji

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Tanimura Shinji
Birth name 谷村新司
Born (1948-12-11) 11 December 1948 (age 68)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Genres Kayōkyoku
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 1971–present
In this Japanese name, the family name is Tanimura.

Tanimura Shinji (谷村新司?) (born 11 December 1948) is a Japanese singer-songwriter.[1]


Tanimura set up the musical group Alice together with Takao Horiuchi in 1971 and released his first extended play musical album in the following year. Alice produced its first album two years later. During this time, Tanimura also composed several musical pieces for other singers, such as Momoe Yamaguchi. In 1981, he held concerts in places such as Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Beijing. He also made recordings on the Japanese division of the Casablanca Records label.[2]


  1. ^ Bodeen, Christopher (30 April 2010). "Shanghai marks comeback with Expo extravaganza - Travel - Destination Travel - Asia Travel - msnbc.com". MSN. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Jade, Shinji Tanimura. Casablanca (Japan) Records 28P-35 (1982)

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