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Ki no Tsurayuki Biography | Poet

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Ki no Tsurayuki ( , 872 – June 30, 945) was a Japanese author, poet and courtier of the Heian period. He is best known as the principal compiler of the Kokin Wakashu and as the author of the Tosa Diary (although the latter was published anonymously).