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Kyoto ‘Biwa Hoshi’ Musician: Kyokusei Katayama

Kyoto ‘Biwa Hoshi’ Musician: Kyokusei Katayama

Kyokusei Katayama is a master of the traditional Japanese musical instrument called the biwa. The biwa is a relative of the Western lute that made its way to Japan via the Silk Road. Kyokusei Katayama was born in Ehime Prefecture (Shikoku) in 1955 and resides and teaches in Kyoto. He studied chikuzen biwa under Kyokusui …

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