Hibari Misora

po_Misora-HibariHibari Misora (May 29, 1937 – June 24, 1989) was a Japanese singer, actress and cultural icon.

She received a Medal of Honor for her contributions to music and for improving the welfare of the public, and was the first woman to receive the People’s Honour Award which was conferred posthumously for giving the public hope and encouragement after World War II.