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Lafcadio Hearn

Koizumi Yakumo, born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, was a Greek-Irish-Japanese writer, translator, and teacher who introduced the culture and literature of Japan to the West. His writings offered unprecedented insight into Japanese culture, especially his collections of legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. Before moving to Japan and becoming a Japanese citizen, he worked as a journalist in the United States, primarily... Read More

BornPatrick Lafcadio Hearn (Πατρίκιος Λευκάδιος Χερν)
27 June 1850
Lefkada, United States of the Ionian Islands (now Greece)
Died26 September 1904 (aged 54)
Tokyo, Japan
LanguageEnglish, Greek, Japanese, French


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