Jukichi Yagi

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Birthday
9, 1898
Birthplace
Japan
DEATH DATE
Oct 26, 1927 (29)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1898
Birthplace
Japan
DEATH DATE
Oct 26, 1927 (29)

About

Japanese religious poet whose best-known works include Aki no Hitome (Autumn Eye) and Kami O Yobu (Talk to God). He died at the age of twenty-nine and was posthumously recognized for his tremendous literary talent.

Before Fame

He converted to the Methodist branch of Protestantism at a young age. He later taught at a school in Japan's Hyogo Prefecture.

Trivia

He died of tuberculosis in 1927.

Family Life

He studied as a child at the Kanagawa Prefectural Normal School near Tokyo.

Associated With

He dedicated several of his poems to the poet John Keats, whose work had inspired him to write.