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Shūji Terayama

1935 - 1983

Shūji Terayama

Shūji Terayama (寺山 修司, Terayama Shūji, December 10, 1935 – May 4, 1983) was an Japanese avant-garde poet, dramatist, writer, film director, and photographer. His works range from radio drama, experimental television, underground (Angura) theatre, countercultural essays, to Japanese New Wave and "expanded" cinema.Many critics view him as one of the most productive and provocative creative artists to come out of Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shūji Terayama has received more than 133,729 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,806th most popular writer.

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  • 15

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Shūji Terayama ranks 2,801 out of 4,883Before him are Marco Foscarini, Anne Tyler, Alexander Sumarokov, Salvador Espriu, Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart, and Martynas Mažvydas. After him are Jan Arnošt Smoler, Ferenc Kazinczy, José Lezama Lima, Parvin E'tesami, István Örkény, and Hans Aanrud.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Shūji Terayama ranks 163Before him are Nabil Elaraby, Gerd Albrecht, Martti Talvela, Vasily Livanov, Bobby Vinton, and M. Emmet Walsh. After him are Hans Tilkowski, Hubert Hahne, Rusty Schweickart, Yıldırım Akbulut, Ghita Nørby, and Peret. Among people deceased in 1983, Shūji Terayama ranks 106Before him are Grigori Aleksandrov, Ralph Richardson, Raymond Massey, Jørgen Juve, Maurice Bishop, and Fritz Machlup. After him are Werner Egk, Anthony van Hoboken, Juan Carlos Zabala, Manuel Ferreira, Jon Brower Minnoch, and John Williams.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shūji Terayama ranks 723 out of 3,113Before him are Hiroshi Kanazawa (1950), Takeo Takahashi (1947), Riyoko Ikeda (1947), Yoji Yamada (1931), Takizawa Bakin (1767), and Sakuma Shōzan (null). After him are Michio Ashikaga (1950), Gosho Aoyama (1963), Shinya Yamanaka (1962), Unkei (1151), Kiyoura Keigo (1850), and Sanjō Sanetomi (1837).

Among WRITERS In Japan

Among writers born in Japan, Shūji Terayama ranks 52Before him are Katsu Kaishū (1823), Izumi Shikibu (976), Ryōkan (1758), Kamo no Chōmei (1155), Yasutaka Tsutsui (null), and Takuboku Ishikawa (1886). After him are Naoya Shiga (1883), Kafū Nagai (1879), Banana Yoshimoto (1964), Takiji Kobayashi (1903), Futabatei Shimei (1864), and Tōson Shimazaki (1872).

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