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— by Hiroshi Kawai: Tamaki Miura, Japan’s first opera star, performed for the emperor, was praised by Giacomo Puccini and traveled the world through turbulent times as a performing artist.

Seventy-four years after her death in 1946 at the age of 62, interest in the prima donna is piquing again…

Image courtesy of Yamanakako village education board