Famous People in Japan


Name Date of Birth Place of Birth
Watase Maki 22 February 1969 Mie
Hirakawa Tatsuya 27 February 1962 Shizuoka
Kawazoe Tomohisa 30 January 1964 Miyazaki
Koyanagi Masanori 23 October 1961 Shizuoka

The band name Lindberg is from the name of Charles Lindberg, the aviator who achieved a non-stop trans-Atlantic flight in the Spirit of St. Louis by himself. So, they defined, as a concept, overcoming all hardships to realize big dreams and go ahead.

Lindberg was formed in 1988. They started recording for their debut album in 1988. In 1989, they released their debut single and album, "Route 246" and "Lindberg I". They have released many singles and albums since.

The most famous tune of Lindberg is "Imasugu-Kiss Me". This tune is their best seller. This tune is recorded on "Lindberg III", and the name of Lindberg became famous through this tune.

This year, they celebrated their 10th anniversary, so they released a best album, "Lindberg Best", as a 10th anniversary momento of Lindberg 1988-1998.

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References: Discography in best album

This article compliments of Michael Shawback's Internet class at Ryukoku University, Kyoto

Reported by: Yasunori Tanaka
Data verified by: Futara Mitsubayashi
Date of Report: October 1998

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