Taneda Santoka

Japanese poet

Taneda Santōka (種田山頭火, December 3, 1882–October 11, 1940) was the pen name of a Japanese writer. He is known for writing haiku of free verse. His real name was Taneda Shouichi (種田正一).

Photo of Taneda Santoka
Statue of Taneda Santōka in front of Hofu Station
In this Japanese name, the family name is Taneda.

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