‘The Bells of Nagasaki’ by Catholic Convert Nagai Takashi

Nippon.com: “Comforting, cheering, the bells of Nagasaki ring!” The song “The Bells of Nagasaki,” sung by Fujiyama Ichirō, was a tremendous hit in 1949, not long after the end of World War II. This year, 2015, marks the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. That event cannot be discussed without mention of the radiologist Nagai Takashi, who wrote many books about the bombing, including, most famously, Nagasaki no kane (The Bells of Nagasaki). Full article is here.