IWAI KOMURASAKI
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Iwai Komurasaki I
 

The actor Iwai Hanshir˘ VII held the name of Iwai Komurasaki I from 1804 to the 10th lunar month of 1806.

Iwai Komurasaki II
 

The actor Iwai Matsunosuke II held the name of Iwai Komurasaki II from unknown times to the 12th lunar month of 1835.

Iwai Komurasaki III
Iwai Komurasaki III  In Japanese
 

Born in 1851. Disciple of Iwai Hanshir˘ VIII, he received the name of Iwai Komurasaki III. He was active in T˘ky˘ from 1876 to the beginning of the 1890s. This lady-killer had a few tumultuous and scandalous love affairs, which have forced him to retire from the Kabuki world. He died in May 1920.

Iwai Komurasaki III playing the role of Shizuka Gozen in the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura"

 
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