Taneda Santoka

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Birthday
3, 1882
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Oct 11, 1940 (57)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1882
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Oct 11, 1940 (57)

About

Japanese poet and author who is known for such free-verse haikus as "For All My Walking" and "Grass and Tree Cairn."

Before Fame

When Santoka was eleven years old, his mother killed herself.

Trivia

He became a Zen priest in his early forties.

Family Life

He had an arranged marriage with Sato Sakino. Prior to their divorce, he and Sakino became parents to a son.

Associated With

He and Kobayashi Issa were both Japanese haiku poets.

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