What is Ozaki Shiro Memorial Museum?
Shiro Ozaki (Shiro Ozaki)
1898 – 1964
Shiro Ozaki, who is considered to be the central figure in Magome Bunshimura, has restored the house where he spent 1964 years until his death in 39 (Showa 10) and used it as a memorial hall.Shiro moved to the Sanno area in 1923 (Taisho 12) and gained a solid position as a popular writer due to the hit of "Life Theater".
The Ozaki Shiro Memorial Museum was opened in May 2008 to introduce Shiro's former residence (guest room, study, library, garden) to convey the liveliness of Magome Bunshi Village to posterity. did.We hope that many people will use this memorial hall in a quiet area with lots of greenery as a new base for exploring Magome Bunshimura.
- Click here for exhibition information
- Activity report "Memorial Hall Note"
- 4 building cooperation project "Memorial hall course"
Shiro Ozaki Abbreviation Yearbook
|1898 (Meiji 31)||Born in Yokosuka Village, Hazu District, Aichi Prefecture (currently Kira Town).|
|1916 (Taisho 5)||Entered Waseda University (Politics).|
|1923 (Taisho 12)||At the recommendation of Hidenobu Kamiizumi, he settled in 1578 Nakai, Magome-mura, Ebara-gun with Chiyo Fujimura (Uno), whom he met the previous year.
In October, announced "Bad Dream".Yasunari Kawabata highly appreciates it.
|1930 (Showa 5)||Divorced with Chiyo Uno.Married Kiyoko Koga and settled down to Sanno Omori.|
|1932 (Showa 7)||Moved to Omori Genzogahara.Formed the Omori Sumo Association.|
|1933 (Showa 8)||At the recommendation of Hidenobu Kamiizumi, "Life Theater" (later "Youth Edition") was serialized in "Miyako Shinbun".|
|1934 (Showa 9)||"Sequel Life Theater" (later "Lust") is serialized in "Miyako Shinbun".|
|1935 (Showa 10)||Published "Life Theater" by Takemura Shobo, arranged by Kazumasa Nakagawa, who was in charge of the illustrations.
As soon as Yasunari Kawabata praised this, it became a bestseller.
|1937 (Showa 12)||Along with Yasunari Kawabata's "Snow Country", he won the 3rd Literary Thought Award at the "Life Theater".|
|1954 (Showa 29)||Moved from Ito to 1-2850 Sanno, Ota-ku (current location).|
|1964 (Showa 39)||On February 2, he was honored as a Person of Cultural Merit at the home of Sanno Omori on the date before his death.|