ASAO KUZAEMON
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Asao Kuzaemon I
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1794 to the 8th lunar month of 1824.

Asao Kuzaemon I playing the role of Hachibei in the kaomise drama "Mutsu no Hana Monomi no Matsu", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1803 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Asao Kuzaemon II
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon II held this name from the 8th lunar month of 1832 to the 9th lunar month of 1845.

Asao Kuzaemon II playing the role of the gatekeeper Matsubei in the drama "Honobono to Ura no Asagiri", which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1832 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Asayama Toshikuni)

Asao Kuzaemon III
 

The actor Anegawa Shinshir˘ IV held the name of Asao Kuzaemon III from the 1st lunar month of 1847 to the 10th lunar month of 1847.

Asao Kuzaemon 3.4
Asao Kuzaemon  In Japanese | Asao Yosaku  In Japanese
 

A minor Kamigata actor, who was previously named Asao Yosaku (was he a disciple of Asao Yoroku III?), took the name of Asao Kuzaemon in October 1882 in Ky˘to. He was not acknowledged as an official member of the line.

Asao Kuzaemon IV
 

The actor Asao Kuzaemon IV held this name from September 1911 to April 1924.

Asao Kuzaemon IV playing the role of Genshichi in the drama "Kamiyui Shinza"

 
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