KANAZAWA RY█GOKU
   
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Kanazawa Ryűgoku I
 

As a sakusha, the Kamigata star Nakamura Utaemon III held the name of Kanazawa Ryűgoku I.

The name of Kanazawa Ryűgoku I in the 1823 Kamigata hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Kanazawa Ryűgoku II
Kanazawa Ryűgoku II  In Japanese | Nagawa Motosuke  In Japanese | Nagawa Motosuke  In Japanese
 

Date of birth unknown. Disciple of Nagawa Tokusuke I, he received the name of Nagawa Motosuke. He learnt the art of sakusha in Kamigata. He went to Edo with his master and the actors Arashi Tokusabur˘ II, Nakamura Gennosuke I and Arashi Ryűgor˘ in Fall 1820. He worked at the Nakamuraza on the kaomise drama "Saruwaka Hisago no Gunbai". Thanks to the patronage of the actor Arashi Kanjűr˘ I, he worked for the star Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III. He became nimaime sakusha in the 11th lunar month of 1828 and worked at the Ichimuraza, along with Nakamura Jűsuke IV, Matsushima Ch˘fu I and Matsukawa H˘saku, on the kaomise drama "Mitsugi no Yuki Genji Hiiki". His yearly salary was 70 ry˘. He became tatesakusha in 1830 and he went back to ďsaka in 1836. He took the name of Kanazawa Ryűgoku II and worked in ďsaka or Ky˘to for several years. He died in 1842.

There will be in the future to come a full page dedicated to Kanazawa Ryűgoku II in kabuki21.com.

The name of Kanazawa Ryűgoku II in the 1838 Ky˘to hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

 
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