Kazutoshi Sakurai

Music of Japan, Musical Artist

1970 –

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Who is Kazutoshi Sakurai?

Kazutoshi Sakurai is a Japanese musician and entrepreneur. He composes and writes almost all of the songs for his band Mr. Children, in addition to writing lyrics and singing for his solo project group Bank Band. In 2006, Sakurai ranked #8 in HMV's "Top 30 Best Japanese Singers of All Time" and in 2007 was voted #4 as the "ideal father image" by Oricon. Also, in 2009, he was chosen as one of the Young Global Leaders in World Economic Forum. As an entrepreneur, he co-founded AP Bank, where he personally provided 1 million dollars of seed money to launch and fund the nonprofit lending group which finances environmentally friendly projects.

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Born
Mar 8, 1970
Nerima, Tokyo
Also known as
  • 桜井和寿
  • さくらい かずとし
  • Sakurai Kazutoshi
  • 櫻井 和寿
Spouses
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Lived in
  • Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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