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Sai Kobo

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  • Titles: 呉屋親雲上 (Goya peechin), 我謝親方 (Gaja ueekata)
  • Japanese: 宏謨 (Sai Koubo)

Sai Kôbo, also known as Goya peechin, served as the gieisei (head of street musicians) on the 1748 Ryukyuan mission to Edo. His title was later changed from Goya peechin to Gaja ueekata.[1]

References

  • Gallery labels, "Kuninda - Ryûkyû to Chûgoku no kakehashi," special exhibit, Okinawa Prefectural Museum, Sept 2014.
  1. Miyagi Eishô 宮城栄昌, Ryûkyû shisha no Edo nobori 琉球使者の江戸上り, Tokyo: Daiichi Shobô (1982), 223.
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