Kazuyoshi Nakamura is a Japanese singer-songwriter from Tokyo currently active in the guitar group 100s (Hyaku-Shiki). As a young boy influenced by Gogh and Marc Chagall Nakamura's first interest was painting, though from the age of 15 he turned to music. Until the end of High School Nakamura composed with English lyrics but with no success. After graduation he confined himself to his grandparent's home and began writing in Japanese. According to his own writings, Nakamura wished for success more than anything.