BirthdayNovember 2, 1890
BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Kunio Kishida

    Full name: Kunio Kishida
    Also known as: Kunio Kishida, Kishida Kunio
    Education: University of Tokyo
    Professions: Japanese writer
    Nationality: Japan

  2. Kunio Kishida Death information

    Died: Friday, 5th of March, 1954 (Age: 63)

  3. Kunio Kishida Biography

    Kunio Kishida (?? ??, Kishida Kunio, 2 November 1890-5 March 1954, b. Yotsuya, Tokyo, Japan) was one of the most prominent Japanese dramatist and writer of the early 20th century and is regarded as one of the founders of modern Japanese drama.He served in the army but, with aspirations of studying literature, entered the Tokyo Imperial University to study French literature and modern drama. In 1920, he went to Paris and studied the history of French drama. After returning to Japan, he wrote dramas and novels and, in 1937, founded the Literature Theatre Company (Bungaku-za), which produced many famous actors and actresses, including his daughter, Ky?ko Kishida.His name is prefixed to the most famous prize for drama in Japan, the annual Kunio Kishida Award (Kishida Kunio Gikyoku-shô).

  4. Kunio Kishida Family

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