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us: Ohsawa, Georges, 1893-1966


  • [George Ohsawa, born Nyoichi Sakurazawa (櫻澤 如一, October 18, 1893 - April 23, 1966?), was the founder of the Macrobiotic diet and philosophy. When living in Europe he went by the pen names of Musagendo Sakurazawa, Nyoiti Sakurazawa, and Yukikazu Sakurazawa. He also used the French first name Georges while living in France, and his name is sometimes also given this spelling. George Ohsawa introduced the oriental concept of health to Westerners in the mid-20th century, writing about 300 books in Japanese and 20 in French during a 40-year period. He defined health with seven criteria: lack of tiredness or fatigue; good appetite; good sleep; good memory; good humour; precision of thought and action; gratitude.] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ohsawa
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    • us: Ohsawa, George, 1893-1966
    • us: Ohsawa, Nyoiti, 1893-1966
    • us: Ohsawa, Jean Georges, 1893-1966
    • us: Sakurazawa, Joichi, 1893-1966
    • us: Sakurazawa, Nyoiti, 1893-1966
    • us: Sakurasawa, Yukikazu, 1893-1966
    • us: Ohsawa, J. G. (Jean Georges), 1893-1966
    • us: Osava, Žorž, 1893-1966
    • us: Sakurazawa, Nyōichi, 1893-1966
    • us: 桜沢如一, 1893-1966
    • us: 櫻澤如一, 1893-1966
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1893-10-18
    • Death Date

        (edtf) [1996-04-23,1966-04-24]
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kyoto (Japan)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Tokyo (Japan)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Japan
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

        jpn
    • Associated Language

        fre
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Sakurazawa, Yukikazu, 1893-1966
  • Sources

    • found: His I love the man, 1953?
    • found: His Jack & Mitie in the West, c1981: t.p. (George Ohsawa)
    • found: His The two great Indians in Japan, 1954: v. 1, t.p. (J. G. Ohsawa)
    • found: Makrobiotički život, 2006: t.p. (Žorž Osava)
    • found: Tōyō igaku no tetsugaku, 1974: title page (Sakurazawa Nyōichi)
    • found: Wikidata via Wikipedia, August 31, 2016 (sex or gender: male; VIAF identifier: 1020145857929923020399; Commons category: George Ohsawa; NDL identifier: 00066843; LCAuth identifier: n50041618; GND identifier: 118589679; SUDOC authorities: 027119394; BnF identifier: 11923429t; country of citizenship: Japan; occupation: nutritionist; place of birth: Kyoto; given name: Georges; date of death: +1966-04-23T00:00:00Z, +1966-04-24T00:00:00Z; NUKAT authorities: n96017204; NTA identifier (Netherlands): 068311974, 068320213; NLA identifier: 35472405; PTBNP identifier: 92808; NKC identifier: xx0045110; date of birth: +1893-10-18T00:00:00Z; CiNii author identifier: DA02803753; ISNI: 0000000110528325; Open Library identifier: OL1665756A, OL459466A; languages spoken or published: Japanese; People Australia identifier: 965427; FAST-ID: 14271; place of death: Tokyo; alias: George Ohsawa, George Ohsawa, George Oshawa, Musagendo Sakurazawa, Nyoiti Sakurazawa, Ohsawa, Sakurazawa Nyoiti, Yukikazu Sakurazawa, 櫻澤如一; description/label: twentieth century Japanese philosopher) {http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q561917}
  • General Notes

    • [George Ohsawa, born Nyoichi Sakurazawa (櫻澤 如一, October 18, 1893 - April 23, 1966?), was the founder of the Macrobiotic diet and philosophy. When living in Europe he went by the pen names of Musagendo Sakurazawa, Nyoiti Sakurazawa, and Yukikazu Sakurazawa. He also used the French first name Georges while living in France, and his name is sometimes also given this spelling. George Ohsawa introduced the oriental concept of health to Westerners in the mid-20th century, writing about 300 books in Japanese and 20 in French during a 40-year period. He defined health with seven criteria: lack of tiredness or fatigue; good appetite; good sleep; good memory; good humour; precision of thought and action; gratitude.] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ohsawa
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    • 1980-07-30: new
    • 2016-09-20: revised
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