Tatsuhiro Oshiro

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Tatsuhiro Oshiro (born 1925) is an Okinawan novelist and playwright. He was awarded the Akutagawa Prize in 1967 for his novel The Cocktail Party (Kakutera Pati, 1967). Oshiro has also been an innovator of the traditional Ryukyua kumiodori.[1] Two of his plays are Umino Tenzakai ("Celestial-sea Horizon") and Hingire, Niibichi ("Escape, Marriage").

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MODERN TWIST ON 'KUMIODORI' – Artists update classic Ryukyu dance"The Japan Times (Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007) (Retrieved on January 13, 2008)