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Takeshima Takisabur˘
Takeshima Takisabur˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Takeshima K˘zaemon I, he started his career as a wakaonnagata in the 1st lunar month of 1700 in ďsaka, where he performed in the new year drama "Rish˘ Monogatari" which was produced by Takeshima K˘jűr˘. He played in Ky˘to in the 11th lunar month of 1710 the role of Tsuneyo's ny˘b˘ Naniwa in the kaomise drama "Tagasode Ume Sakura Matsu" (the role of Sano Genzaemon Tsuneyo was played by his master Takeshima K˘zaemon I). Takisabur˘'s rank in the 1711 Ky˘to hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi (superior - superior - (white) excellent) [visual]. He was active in Ky˘to up to the 11th lunar month of 1713. No record afterwards.

A child actor named Iwamatsu (left), Takeshima Takisabur˘ (center) and Takeshima K˘zaemon I (right) playing the roles of Tsunewaka, Tsuneyo's ny˘b˘ Naniwa and Sano Genzaemon Tsuneyo in the kaomise drama "Tagasode Ume Sakura Matsu", which was staged in Ky˘to in the 11th lunar month of 1710

 
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