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  • Born: 1819
  • Titles: 楚南親雲上 (Sonan peechin)
  • Japanese/Chinese: 掌治 (Gi Shouji / Wèi Zhǎngzhì)

Gi Shôji was a Ryukyuan scholar-aristocrat who served on at least one Ryukyuan tribute mission to China, alongside his father, Gi Gakugen (in 1840), and who also served as a musician (gakushi) on the 1850 Ryukyuan mission to Edo.

References

  • Kaneshiro Atsumi, "Gakudôji, gakushi, kagakushi - uzagaku o tsutaeta hitobito" 「楽童子・楽師・歌楽師-御座楽を伝えた人々」, in Uzagaku no fukugen ni mukete 御座楽の復元に向けて, Naha, Okinawa: Uzagaku fukugen ensô kenkyûkai 御座楽復元演奏研究会 (2007), 78.
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