SďRYď JINROKU
   
THREE GENERATIONS
S˘ry˘ Jinroku I
 

Date of birth unknown. He was the son of the puppeteer Tatsumatsu Jűzabur˘ and the brother of the star Iwai Hanshir˘ IV. Disciple of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII, his first stage name was Nakamura Kanpachi. He took the name of S˘ry˘ Jinroku I in 1765. This d˘kegata actor died while on tour in the Northern Provinces of Japan the 7th of the 2nd lunar month of 1780.

S˘ry˘ Jinroku II
 

The actor S˘ry˘ Jinroku II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1816 to the 8th lunar month of 1837.

S˘ry˘ Jinroku II portraying Kinbŕ in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

S˘ry˘ Jinroku III
 

Date of birth and death unknown. Disciple of S˘ry˘ Jinroku II, his first stage name was S˘ry˘ Kanpachi. He took the name of S˘ry˘ Jinroku III in 1838. He was like his master a d˘kegata and hand˘gataki actor.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Tok˘ Shimaya

S˘ry˘ Jinroku III portraying the sh˘ya Hikosaku in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

 
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