Shizuka Gozen (静御前) (Biographical details)

Shizuka Gozen (静御前) (literary character; Japanese; Female)

Also known as

Shizuka Gozen

Biography

Literary character. Shizuka's flight to Mt Yoshino, famous for its cherry trees, was the most poignant scene in the play 'Yoshitsune sembon-zakura' ('Yoshitsune and the Yoshino Cherry Trees'), and Shizuka a role particularly associated with Segawa Kikunojo III.