Here is another famous Lefkás poet that also made a life for himself in Japan to the extent he also has a Japanese name Iakumi Koizumi. He converted to Buddhism while he was over there and married a Japanese wife. He is another that has a statue in the waterfront garden in Lefkás town.
This is the fourth of my posts on famous Greek but mainly Lefkádian poets as I have also covered :-
The bonus post is one on Sappho by Sententiae Ancientae.
Other series include Greek Authors, Musicians, Famous Greeks, Rural Villages in Lefkás and Foreigners who have become interested and or benefited Greece in some ways. All the links can be found here Series links.