MATSUMOTO KINGO
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Matsumoto Kingo I
Matsumoto Kingo I  In Japanese | Nakajima Kanz˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. This member of the Nakajima clan held the name of Nakajima Kanz˘ (up to the beginning of the Meiji era there were 7 actor who held the name of Nakajima Kanz˘ - we did not find any line number for this one). He became a disciple of Matsumoto K˘shir˘ V and received the name of Matsumoto Kingo I in the 11th lunar month of 1817. This minor tachiyaku actor was active in Edo up to 1825.

Matsumoto Kingo I in the backstage of the Nakamuraza in a print made by Utagawa Kunisada I in 1823

Matsumoto Kingo II
 

The actor Matsumoto Kingo II held this name from November 1911 to January 1956

Matsumoto Kingo II playing the role of Atsumori in the drama "Suma no Miyako Genpei Tsutsuji", which was staged in October 1927 at the Miyatoza

Matsumoto Kingo III
 

The actor Matsumoto Kingo III is the current holder of the name since January 1965.

 
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