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Gi Kokka

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  • Other Names: 高嶺 親雲上 (Takamine peechin)
  • Japanese: 国香 (Gi Kokka)

Gi Kokka served as gieisei (head street musician) on the 1850 Ryukyuan mission to Edo. He died while in Japan on that mission, and is buried at Saiken-ji in Hamamatsu, alongside a Ryukyuan official who died on the 1710 mission.

References

  • Gallery labels, "Kuninda - Ryûkyû to Chûgoku no kakehashi," special exhibit, Okinawa Prefectural Museum, Sept 2014.
  • Watanabe Miki. "Nihon ni okeru Ryûkyû shiseki." (personal website)
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