|MATSUI KÔZÔ II|
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Existence: 1793 ~ 11th day of the 4th lunar month of 1830 
Disciple: Matsukawa Hôsaku
11th lunar month of 1810: Shinkô worked at the Nakamuraza, along with Nagawa Tokusuke I (tatesakusha), his master Matsui Kôzô I and Hon'ya Sôshichi, on the kaomise drama "Yuki to Tsuki Hana no Kuronushi".
1815: his master Matsui Kôzô I retired from the Kabuki world.
11th lunar month of 1816: he took the name of Matsui Kôzô II.
11th lunar month of 1817: Kôzô worked at the Miyakoza, along with Tsuruya Nanboku IV and Shinoda Kinji I, on the kaomise drama "Muro no Ume Hôgan Biiki", which celebrated the shûmei of the minor actors Arashi Sanpachi II, Matsumoto Kingo I and Onoe Kôzô I.
11th lunar month of 1819: Kôzô worked at the Tamagawaza, under the command of the tatesakusha Tsuruya Nanboku IV, on the kaomise drama "Nana Komachi Yagura no Amagoi", which welcomed in Edo the Kamigata actors Fujikawa Tomokichi II and Nakayama Tatezô II, and celebrates the shûmei of both Sawamura Tôjûrô I and Fujikawa Tomokichi II; The two stars of this program were Onoe Kikugorô III and Ichikawa Danjûrô VII.
11th lunar month of 1821: premiere at the Kawarazakiza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Imoseyama Hitome Senbon", which mixed the "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" and "Imoseyama Onna Teikin" worlds [casting]. Others main sakusha were Oto Usuke I, Matsui Yûsuke II and Kôzô.
11th lunar month of 1822: Kôzô worked at the Ichimuraza, along with Tsuruya Nanboku IV, Segawa Jokô II, Oto Usuke I, Matsui Yûsuke II and Hanagasa Rosuke, on the kaomise drama "Gohiiki Tsuwamono no Majiwari", which welcomed back Iwai Hanshirô V in Edo and celebrated the shûmei of Onoe Kikujirô I and Nakayama Kinsha.
6th lunar month of 1823: premiere at the Moritaza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's drama "Kesakake Matsu Narita no Riken", starring Onoe Kikugorô III and Ichikawa Danjûrô VII in the roles of Kasane and Yoemon. Kôzô played an important contributor in the writing of the michiyuki, which was entitled "Iro Moyô Chotto Karimame" .
11th lunar month of 1824: Kôzô became tatesakusha and worked at the Kawarazakiza, along with Tsuruya Nanboku IV, Matsui Yûsuke II and Katsui Genpachi , on the kaomise drama "Otokoyama Toritate Genji".
11th day of the 4th lunar month of 1830 : Kôzô died in Edo.
Matsui Kôzô II was an Edo sakusha, who worked on more than 30 dramas from the beginning of the 1810s to 1830.
 The 11th day of the 4th lunar month of the 13th year of the Bunsei era was the 1st of June 1830 in the western calendar.
 The 21st day of the 8th lunar month of the 11th year of the Bunsei era was the 29th of September 1828 in the western calendar.
 This role is still part of the current Kabuki repertoire and its current title is "Kanjo".
The name of Matsui Kôzô II in a 1827 Edo hyôbanki (the zone within the red shape on the right side of the picture)
The Matsui Kôzô line of playwrights
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