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Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904)

At the age of 6, Lafcadio Hearn, who had been born in Leucos in the Greek Ionian Islands to a Greek mother and an Irish father, was made a ward of his Irish great-aunt, who packed him off to Jesuit boarding schools in France and Britain. At the age of 16, he was sent to the US, where he worked as a journalist in Cincinnati, Ohio, and New Orleans, ... See full bio »

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(age 54) in Okubo, Japan

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 2014 Creepers
 2013 Yuki Onna (Short) (book Kwaidan)
 2011 The Fountain of Youth (Short) (short story)
 2001 Bean Cake (Short) (story)
 1964 Kwaidan (novel - as Yakumo Koizumi)
 1952 Curtain Call (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Soul of the Great Bell (1952) ... (story)
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Yakumo Koizumi
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Cancer

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