Ishigaki Rin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Ishigaki Rin

Japanese poet

Date of Birth: 21-Feb-1920

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 26-Dec-2004

Profession: writer, poet

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Ishigaki Rin

  • Ishigaki Rin (?? ??, February 21, 1920 – December 26, 2004) was a Japanese poet, most famous for her poem "Nameplate." She was known as the "bank clerk poet" because all of her writing was done on the side of her job as a clerk at the Industrial Bank of Japan, and her work frequently appeared in her employer's newsletter.
  • Like her friend and contemporary Ibaragi Noriko, she was openly critical of environmental devastation, war, and nuclear power.
  • Some of her poems are used in Japanese language textbooks, and she is therefore one of the best-known contemporary poets in Japan.

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