Ryu Seika

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  • Born: 1751
  • Died: 1821
  • Other Names: 龍玉淵 (Ryû Gyokuen)
  • Japanese: 世華 (Ryû Seika)

Ryû Seika was a Confucian scholar, poet, and musician based in Hikone. He was the eldest son of scholar, poet, and musician Ryû Sôro.

He studied Ming-style music under Gi Shimei.


  • Britten Dean, “Mr. Gi’s Music Book: An Annotated Translation of Gi Shimei’s Gi-shi gakufu,” Monumenta Nipponica 37:3 (1982), 322n9.