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Inaba, Kōshi, 1964-

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Personal name headingInaba, Kōshi, 1964-
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Variant(s)Inaba, Hiroshi, 1964-
稲葉浩志, 1964-
See alsoCorporate body: B'z (Musical duo)
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Birth date1964-09-23
Place of birthTsuyama-shi (Japan)
Field of activityRock music
AffiliationB'z (Musical duo)
Yokohama Kokuritsu Daigaku
Profession or occupationRock musicians Singers Composers Lyricists
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inMatsumoto, Tak. B'z the best XXV. 1999-2012, 2013: label (all music by Takahiro Matsumoto, all lyrics by Kōshi Inaba)
Wikipedia, 15 June, 2016 (Koshi Inaba (稲葉浩志 Inaba Kōshi), born Hiroshi Inaba (稲葉浩志 Inaba Hiroshi) on September 23, 1964 in Tsuyama, Okayama, is a Japanese vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter; he is best known as the singer and lyricist of the hard rock duo B'z; Inaba enrolled in Yokohama National University's Faculty for Education in 1983 to become a qualified mathematics teacher; he made his musical debut in 1985 while still a student, contributing vocals to Toshiya "Ran" Matsukawa's album Burning ~Tribute to Randy Rhoads~under the stage name Mr. Crazy Tiger; he graduated in 1987; beginning with B'z in 1988, Inaba has, together with guitarist Tak Matsumoto, continued to release new material and tour as part of B'z almost every year since; he has also periodically released solo material, starting in 1997 with the album Magma, produced while B'z were on a brief hiatus; unlike in B'z, where he contributes only lyrics, Inaba has composed all the music for his solo releases; Occupation: musician, lyricist, composer; Instruments: Vocals, guitar, piano, blues-harp, drums, maracas, mandolin; genres: hard rock, blues rock, pop rock)
Wikipedia, via WWW, 15 June 2016 (B'z, a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer, and producer Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto, and vocalist-lyricist Koshi Inaba; one of the best-selling music artists in the world; in 2007, became first Asian band to have their handprints and signatures put up in Hollywood's RockWalk; first album released on 21 September 1988)
Associated languagejpn