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“Johsel Namkung:  A Retrospective” on art

“Johsel Namkung: A Retrospective” on art

By Andrew Hamlin
Northwest Asian Weekly


Johsel Namkung (Photo provided by Johsel Namkung)

Johsel Namkung, Korean by birth, is a singer and translator. He arrived in Seattle on Oct. 24, 1947, at age 28, with his Japanese wife. During World War II and the years following, he lived in Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, and various other parts of Japan trying to keep his family out of danger. He left his two daughters behind with other family in Seoul. Read the full story

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 31 No 39 | 9/22-9/28Comments (0)


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