NAKAYAMA GENJ█Rď
   
TWO GENERATIONS
Nakayama Genjűr˘ I
Nakayama Ichiz˘  In Japanese | Nakayama Genjűr˘ I  In Japanese | Nakayama Genji  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Relationship to the Kamigata Nakayama clan unknown. His first stage names were Nakayama Genji and Nakayama Genjűr˘ I. He took the name of Nakayama Ichiz˘ in 1850. His yag˘ was Kawachiya and he was the master of Nakayama Genjűr˘ II.

Nakayama Genjűr˘ I (top/left) and Iwai Kumesabur˘ III (bottom/right) playing the roles of Mizuya Gunnai and Kagekiyo's daughter Princess Hitomaru in the drama "Tsuki no Ume Megumi no Kagekiyo", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1848 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

Nakayama Genjűr˘ II
Nakayama Genjűr˘ II  In Japanese | Nakayama Genji  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Nakayama Genjűr˘ I, his first stage name was Nakayama Genji. He took the name of Nakayama Genjűr˘ II at unknown times and was active in Edo up to the end of the 1860s. His yag˘ and his haimy˘ were Kawachiya and Hy˘raku.

Nakayama Genjűr˘ II portraying the yakko Udesuke in a print made by Toyohara Kunichika in 1867 as part of a series of prints dedicated to Edo's most famous places

Nakayama Genjűr˘ II played in the 4th lunar month of 1867 at the Moritaza the role of the yakko Udesuke in the drama "Kujira Obi Nishiki no Shingata", which mixed the "Tengajaya" world with "Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki"

 
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