Poetry name: Shikei
2nd lunar month of 1729: he was recorded for the first time when he performed at the Naka no Shibai as an iroko named Matsushima Chiyosaki in the kaomise drama "Wakatake ďshimadai", which was produced by Takeshima K˘zaemon III.
11th lunar month of 1734: Chiyosaki became wakaonnagata and played the role of Princess K˘bai at the ďnishi no Shibai in the kaomise drama "Asahi no Matsu Kogane no Shinbashira", which was produced by Nakamura Jűz˘ I.
1738: he took the name of Matsushima Kiyosaki.
1748: he was adopted by Tomizawa Montar˘ I and received the name of Tomizawa Kiyosaki.
11th lunar month of 1752: he took back the name of Matsushima Kiyosaki and played at the ďnishi no Shibai the role of Gengo's ny˘b˘ Kazusa in the kaomise drama "Ky˘ Miyage Matsuri Zoroe"; his stage partners are Wakayama Shinkur˘, Wakayama Bunshichi, Yamamoto Ky˘shir˘ I, ďtani Hirohachi I, Iwata Somematsu I, Ichimura Sanohachi, Kirishima Gizaemon I, Kiriyama Monji I, Matsushima Moheiji, Takenaka Heikichi, Murayama Heijűr˘ IV and Nakamura Shirogor˘ III.
Matsushima Kiyosaki was an ďsaka onnagata actor, who was active from the end of the 1720s to the first half of the 1750s. He was said to have the acting skills of Sodeshima Genji and the talent and ability of Ogino Yaegiri I on stage. He was also said to be the onnagata equivalent of the tachiyaku actor Tamiya Shirogor˘.
 This is just an assumption as Matsushima Moheiji was the leading actor of the Matsushima clan when Matsushima Chiyosaki made his debut on stage. In the 2nd lunar month of 1729, Matsushima Moheiji was in Ky˘to, not in ďsaka.
Yamamoto Iwanoj˘, Matsushima Moheiji and Matsushima Kiyosaki playing the roles of the miko Otatsu, Awashima Wakasanosuke and Gengo's ny˘b˘ Kazusa in the kaomise drama "Ky˘ Miyage Matsuri Zoroe", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1752 at the ďnishi no Shibai
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