|MURAYAMA MATASABURÔ I|
Other name: Ichimura Uzaemon I
Line number: SHODAI (I)
Existence: 1605 ~ 6th day of the 3rd lunar month of 1652 
Grandfather: Murayama Matazaemon I
Father: Murayama Matahachi (Matazaemon II)
Brothers: Murayama Matatarô, Murayama Sakon
Adopted son: Takii Sanzaburô
Son-in-law: Murata Kuroemon
Disciple: Ichimura Uzaemon III
1605: born in the city of Sakai in the province of Senshû. His grandfather Murayama Matazaemon I is said to be a disciple of the legendary Kyôto actor Nagoya Sanzaburô.
1631: Matasaburô settles in Edo.
3rd lunar month of 1634: foundation of the Murayamaza by Matasaburô in Edo in the district of Kamisakai-chô. This theater is specialized in Wakashû Kabuki ("Boy Kabuki").
1651: the Ichimuraza moves from the district of Kamisakai-chô to the district of Fukiya-chô.
6th day of the 3rd lunar month of 1652 : Matasaburô dies in Edo.
 The 6th day of the 3rd lunar month of the 5th year of the Keian era was the 14th of April 1652 in the western calendar.
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