Dakotsu Iida

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Japan, Poet
April 26, 1885October, 3, 1962.

Dakotsu Iida was a famous Japanese haiku poet from what is now part of the city of Fuefuki, Yamanashi, Japan. Commonly referred to as Dakotsu, his real name was Takeji Iida . He trained under Kyoshi Takahama, and was a frequent contributor to such haiku journals as Hototogisu and Unmo. He was chief editor of Unmo until his death, upon which his son, the prominent haiku poet Ryuta Iida, took over as the editor of Unmo.

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