Taeko Kono

She was born on April 30, 1926 (died on January 29, 2015, she was 88 years old) in Ōsaka.


Taeko Kōno is a Japanese writer and critic and is considered one of the most important contemporary writers of modern Japanese literature. She is best known in English for her collection of short stories Toddler-Hunting and Other Stories. read more

Is Taeko Kono still alive?

No, she died on 01/29/2015, 6 years ago. She was 88 years old when she died. Cause of death: respiratory failure. She died in Tokyo

What was Taeko's zodiac sign?

Taeko Kono zodiac sign was taurus.

Awards (10)

Awarded Women's Literature Prize in 1966 , awarded Sei Itō Award in 1998 , awarded Noma Literary Prize in 1990 , awarded Tanizaki Prize in 1979 , awarded Kawabata award in 2001 ,


She graduated from Osaka Prefecture University

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When is Taeko Kono's next birthday?

Taeko Kono was born on the , which was a Friday