SAKAKIYAMA KANSUKE I

Pen name:

Sakakiyama Kansuke I In Japanese

Stage names:

Sakakiyama Kansuke I In Japanese
Miyazaki Seikichi In Japanese

Existence: ???

Connection:

Father: Miyazaki Denkichi

Master: Sakakiyama Koshir˘ I

Career:

Before 1680: born in Kamigata. Son of Miyazaki Denkichi.

1680s ~ 1710: he settled with his father in Edo where he started during the first half of the 1690s his career performing on stage as a wakashugata named Miyazaki Seikichi.

Fall 1710: he went back to Kamigata with his father. He became a disciple of Sakakiyama Koshir˘ I, received the name of Sakakiyama Kansuke I and worked both as an actor and a sakusha.

11th lunar month of 1712: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Hoteiya Umenoj˘'s theater on the kaomise drama "Manp˘ Jumy˘gura", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I and starred Osagawa Jűemon, Yoshizawa Ayame I, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ I, Fujikawa Buzaemon I, Sakakiyama Koshir˘ I, Yamamoto Kamon and Murayama Heijűr˘ II.

11th lunar month of 1713: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Kameya Kumenoj˘'s theater on the kaomise drama "Eitai Kogane no Ichigura", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

11th lunar month of 1714: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Kameya Kumenoj˘'s theater on the kaomise drama "Azuma-zukuri ďdaidokoro", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

1st lunar month of 1715: Kansuke worked in the same theater on the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Kinbusen".

11th lunar month of 1715: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Miyako Mandayű's theater on the kaomise drama "Naniwa Banashi Ichiji no Yume", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

1st lunar month of 1716: Kansuke worked in the same theater on the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Kinryűzan", in which he played the role of Taiko Shigokur˘.

11th lunar month of 1716: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Miyako Mandayű's theater on the kaomise drama "Eboshidakara Mangoku no Kaname", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

11th lunar month of 1717: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Hayagumo Ch˘dayű's theater on the kaomise drama "ďmu Gaeshi Momotose Gitsune", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

11th lunar month of 1718: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Hayagumo Ch˘dayű's theater on the kaomise drama "Ch˘seiden Kogane no Ishizue", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

11th lunar month of 1719: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Ebisuya Kichir˘bŕ's theater on the kaomise drama "H˘raisan Hiyoku no Tsurukame", which was produced by Yamatoyama Jinzaemon I and in which he played the role of the yakko Yumesuke.

1st lunar month of 1720: Kansuke worked in the same theater on the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Mizoro-ga-Ike", in which he played the role of Ageya.

11th lunar month of 1721: Kansuke worked in Ky˘to at Hayagumo Ch˘dayű's theater on the kaomise drama "Fuji Asama Taiheiraku", which was produced by Matsumoto Shigemaki and Wakaura Kinjűr˘.

1724: Kansuke stopped working as a sakusha and worked only as a d˘kegata.

11th lunar month of 1724: Kansuke played in ďsaka at the ďnishi no Shibai the role of Sakihei in the kaomise drama "Senbon Matsu Hi-no-De no Maizuru".

11th lunar month of 1725: Kansuke played at the ďnishi no Shibai the role of the yakko Ippei in kaomise drama "Gokoku J˘ju Naniwa no Yakata", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I.

1st lunar month of 1726: Kansuke's rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, d˘kegata section, is j˘-(shiro)j˘ (superior - (white) superior) [visual].

2nd lunar month of 1726: Kansuke performed in the same theater in the drama "Sank˘ Taiheiki". No record afterwards.

Comments:

Sakakiyama Kansuke I was both an actor and a sakusha. He was the sakusha of the Sakakiyama clan during the 1710s in Ky˘to. He was a d˘kegata in his latter years.

The name of Sakakiyama Kansuke I in the 1723 Ky˘to hy˘banki (the zone within the red shape on the right side of the picture)

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