from kaoru katsuyamaKaoru Katsuyama
Started studying English seriously when she fell in love with Freddie Mercury (Queen) in 1977. She’s been a dedicated fan of Queen even after his death in 1991.
- Translation works:
Some lyrics and commentary notes of 10CD/2DVD set “Freddie Mercury(Toshiba EMI)” and 3CD set of “Freddie Mercury ﾐsolo-(Toshiba EMI)“ which were released in 2000.
- Interviews (without interpretation)
David Richards (Queen and Freddie’s last producer), Mick Rock (photographer), Peter Freestone (Freddie’s personal assistant)
Biography of Official Queen website in Japan (Toshiba EMI), commentary of Queen’s all works (“QUEEN FILE”), Liner Notes of the musical “We Will Rock You” London cast album (Toshiba EMI) and many more comments or commentaries about Queen/Freddie Mercury on any kinds of media from TV to Men’s Fashion magazines.
- Other works:
Worked as a planner/guide of Queen Fan tour to London/Montreux in 2001, 2004 and 2006.
Collaborator of the musical “We Will Rock You” Japan tour in 2005.
Supervisor of TV programme series “Marugoto Queen (All about Queen)” (2005-2006).
Freddie Mercury Fan Site: