12/06/2024
Norwich, GB 14 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

SHIGEICHI NEGISHI, aged 100

A former prisoner of war, he owned an electrical company and invented the karaoke machine – although he didn’t make any money from it. He made people happy.

SUNAO TSUBOI, aged 96

A student in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was detonated, he was lucky to survive. A thwarted romance led to a suicide pact but he lived to be a teacher and campaigner for peace.