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Ichiyo Higuchi
Birth: 1872
Death: 1896

Author. Also known as "Natsuko Higuch," she published many stories in newspapers, primarily the "Bungaku-kai," and led a somewhat itinerant life with her mother and sister. Some of her better known novels include "Otsugomori (The Last Day of the Year)" (1894), "Takekurabe (Rivalries)" (1895), and "Jusan'ya (The Thirteenth Night)" (1985). Many of these were published in serial form in various newspapers and magazines. She died of tuberculosis shortly after finishing a diary, "Wakaremichi (Separate Paths)" on her life from 1887 to 1896. She also wrote more than 3800 poems and was among the to women poets of her time. Her work "Nigori-e (Murky Bay)" (1895), was adopted for the screen by Tadashi Imai in 1953. "Takekurabe" was adopted for the screen by Heinosuke Gosho in 1955. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) 
 
Burial:
Yanaka Cemetery
Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
Record added: Nov 18, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9916856
Ichiyo Higuchi
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Ichiyo Higuchi
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: May. 5, 2014
So young when you left us, Ichiyo... Rest in Peace. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Apr. 11, 2014
Thank you for your legacy. Rest in peace.
- Ken MacLeod
 Added: Feb. 17, 2009
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