Hiroshima Survivor’s Daughter – Music for Peace

Five days before the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Japan’s Hiroshima, the daughter of a survivor played the violin inside a church that was destroyed in the attack, to call for peace and nuclear disarmament.

Tomoko Kurita, a child of a Hiroshima atomic bomb blast survivor played the “Gigue” by German composer and musician, J. S. Bach, in Nagarekawa Methodist Church of Christ in Hiroshima, the Japanese language Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper reported on Aug. 1.

Kurita, 56, is a member of a Dutch orchestra. She was born in Hiroshima and is now settled in Amsterdam.


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