SAWAMURA KINPEI
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Sawamura Kinpei I
 

The actor Suketakaya Takasuke II held the name of Sawamura Kinpei I from Spring 1760 to the 10th lunar month of 1767.

Sawamura Kinpei II
Sawamura Kinpei II  In Japanese | Sawamura (?) Junosuke  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He was a nephew of the star Iwai Hanshirô V. He was called Junosuke (Sawamura ?). He took the name of Sawamura Kinpei II around 1811. He performed in the 3rd lunar month at the Ichimuraza in Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Sumidagawa Hana no Goshozome", commonly called "Onna Seigen" [more details]. He also performed in the 5th lunar month at the Kawarazakiza in Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Kakitsubata Iro mo Edozome" (commonly called "Oroku to Gantetsu" or "Dote no Oroku") [casting]. This minor katakiyaku actor was active up to 1824. No record afterwards. Was he a disciple of Sawamura Shirogorô II?

Sawamura Kinpei II in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Sawamura Kinpei III
Sawamura Kinpei III  In Japanese
 

A minor actor held the name of Sawamura Kinpei II in 1827 and 1828. Was he a disciple of Sawamura Shirogorô II?

 
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