TANEDA Santoka

Date of Birth and Death
December 3, 1882 - Octover 11, 1940
Birthplace (modern name)
Occupation, Status
Literary Figure
Pen name etc.
Shoichi (real name)


Haiku poet. He studied under HAGIWARA Seisensui and contributed to the free-style haiku magazine "Soun". In 1925 he entered the priesthood at Hoonji Temple in Kumamoto. He expressed his free and open mind through haiku and continued to beg and wander until his death.


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TANEDA Santoka

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