MATSUSHIMA CHďFU
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Matsushima Ch˘fu I
 

The sakusha Matsushima Ch˘fu I held this name from the end of 1826 or beginning of 1827 to the 4th lunar month of 1829.

The name of Matsushima Ch˘fu I in a 1829 Edo hy˘banki (the name within the red box)

Matsushima Ch˘fu II
Matsushima Ch˘fu II  In Japanese (In Japanese) | Terashima Sh˘saku  In Japanese | Terashima Gosuke  In Japanese | Imano Enpachi  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He had a family relationship with the star Onoe Kikugor˘ III. He started his career as a sakusha named Imano Enpachi at the Ichimuraza, where he worked, along with Tsuruya Nanboku IV (tatesakusha), Sakurada Jisuke II, Matsui K˘z˘ I and Nagawa Kunisuke, on the kaomise drama "Sekai no Hana Sugawara Denju", which celebrated the shűmei of ďtani Hiroemon IV and welcomed in Edo the actors Arashi Sangor˘ III, Nakayama Sharyű, Arashi Umatar˘ I and others minor actors. He took the name of Terashima Gosuke and worked in the 11th lunar month of 1818 at the Tamagawaza, along with Tsuruya Nanboku IV and Mimasuya Nis˘ji, on the kaomise drama "Shitenn˘ Ubuyu no Tamagawa". He took the name of Terashima Sh˘saku in the 11th lunar month of 1819 at the Tamagawaza, under the command of the tatesakusha Tsuruya Nanboku IV, on the kaomise drama "Nana Komachi Yagura no Amagoi", which welcomed in Edo the Kamigata actors Fujikawa Tomokichi II and Nakayama Tatez˘ II, and celebrated the shűmei of both Sawamura T˘jűr˘ I and Fujikawa Tomokichi II. He took the name of Matsushima Ch˘fu II in the 1st lunar month of 1833 and worked at the Nakamuraza, along with Segawa Jok˘ II and Matsui Yűsuke III, on the new year sogamono drama "Hatsushibai Mutsumaji Soga". He became nimaime sakusha and worked in the 11th lunar month of 1836 at the Nakamuraza, along with Sakurada Jisuke II and Dontsű Yosabŕ II, on the kaomise drama "Shind˘ Saemon Tsukushi no Kumiobi". He worked in the 1st lunar month of 1842 at the Kawarasakiza on the new year sogamono drama "Kazari Ebi Soga no Kadomatsu" and the dance-drama "Matsu no Ashita Kasumi no Irodori". No record afterwards.

The name of Matsushima Ch˘fu II in a 1839 Edo hy˘banki (the name within the red box)

Matsushima Ch˘fu III
 

The sakusha Matsushima Hanji V held the name of Matsushima Ch˘fu III from the 11th lunar month of 1847 to the beginning of the 1850s.

The name of Matsushima Ch˘fu III in a 1852 Edo Ichimuraza ehon banzuke (the name within the red box)

 
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