NAMIKI GOHEI
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Namiki Gohei I
 

The sakusha Namiki Gohei I held this name from the 7th lunar month of 1787 to the 2nd lunar month of 1808.

The name of Namiki Gohei I in the 1806 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Namiki Gohei II
 

The sakusha Namiki Gohei II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1818 to the 7th lunar month of 1819.

The name of Namiki Gohei II in the 1819 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Namiki Gohei III
 

The sakusha Namiki Gohei III held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1833 to the 10th lunar month of 1855.

The name of Namiki Gohei III in the 1835 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Namiki Gohei IV
Namiki Gohei IV  In Japanese | Namiki Goryű  In Japanese | Namiki Kinji  In Japanese | Shinoda Kinji III  In Japanese | Shinoda Zenji  In Japanese
 

Born in Edo in 1829. He was the son of Shinoda Kinji II and his first pen name was Shinoda Zenji. He took the name of Shinoda Kinji III the year after the passing away of his father, in the 5th lunar month of 1856 at the Moritaza. He took the name of Namiki Kinji at the beginning of the 1890s. Then, he switched to Namiki Goryű in 1892. As he became deaf, he stopped working as a sakusha and worked on the design of banzuke. He took the name of Namiki Gohei IV at an unknown date. He died the 1st of August 1901 in T˘ky˘. His real name was Namiki Zenjir˘ and his gag˘ was Namikisha.

 
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