Hearn
biographical name Lafcadio 1850-1904 Japanese Yakumo Koizumi American (Greek-born) writer in Japan

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  • Hearn — [hʉrn] Lafcadio [laf kad′ē ō] (born Patricio Lafcadio Tessima Carlos Hearn; Jpn name Yakumo Koizumi) 1850 1904; U.S. writer, born in Greece: became a citizen of Japan (1890?) …   English World dictionary

  • Hearn — Hearn, Lafcadio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hearn —   [həːn], Lafcadio, amerikanischer Schriftsteller irisch griechischer Herkunft, * Leukas (Griechenland) 27. 6. 1850, ✝ Okubo (Japan) 26. 9. 1904; lebte ab 1869 als Journalist in den USA, wo er u. a. eine Sammlung von Sprichwörtern in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hearn —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Amber Hearn est une footballeuse néo zélandaise, née le 28 novembre 1984 à Waitakere (Nouvelle Zélande). Ann Hearn est une actrice… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hearn — Recorded in many spellings as shown below, this very interesting surname is usually English, but may also be Irish, although the origins are the same. It is almost certainly for most nameholders topographical, and would have originally described… …   Surnames reference

  • Hearn — n. family name; Lafcadio Hearn (1850 1904), Greek born USA author who moved to Japan in 1889 and thereafter became a Japanese citizen, pen name Koizumi Yakumo (best noted for his books about Japan) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hearn — dialect past of hear * * * /herrn/, n. Lafcadio /laf kad ee oh /, ( Koizumi Yakumo ), 1850 1904, U.S. journalist, novelist, and essayist, born in Greece; Japanese citizen after 1894. * * * hearn(e, hearon obs. ff. hern, her …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hearn — /herrn/, n. Lafcadio /laf kad ee oh /, ( Koizumi Yakumo ), 1850 1904, U.S. journalist, novelist, and essayist, born in Greece; Japanese citizen after 1894. * * * …   Universalium

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