Kobayashi Issa, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kobayashi Issa

Japanese writer

Date of Birth: 15-Jun-1763

Place of Birth: Shinano Province, Japan

Date of Death: 05-Jan-1828

Profession: writer, poet, painter

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Kobayashi Issa

  • Kobayashi Issa (?? ??, June 15, 1763 – January 5, 1828) was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jodo Shinshu sect known for his haiku poems and journals.
  • He is better known as simply Issa (??), a pen name meaning Cup-of-tea (lit.
  • "one [cup of] tea").
  • He is regarded as one of the four haiku masters in Japan, along with Basho, Buson and Shiki — "the Great Four."Reflecting the popularity and interest in Issa as man and poet, Japanese books on Issa outnumber those on Buson and almost equal in number those on Basho.

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