YOSHIZAWA SAKINOSUKE
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Yoshizawa Sakinosuke I
 

The actor Yoshizawa Ayame II held the name of Yoshizawa Sakinosuke I from the 11th lunar month of 1716 to the 8th lunar month of 1729.

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke I (right) and his father Yoshizawa Ayame I (left) playing the roles of Oichi and Kowata in the kaomise drama "Fukujukai Kogane no Minato", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1723 in ďsaka

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke II
 

The actor Yoshizawa Ayame III held the name of Yoshizawa Sakinosuke II from the 11th lunar month of 1737 to the 10th lunar month of 1764.

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke II (right) and Fujikawa Hachiz˘ I (left) playing the roles of Oseki and Hanaregoma Ch˘kichi in the "Komeya" act of the drama "Futatsu Ch˘ch˘ Kuruwa Nikki", which was staged in the 12th lunar month of 1762 at the Kado no Shibai

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke III
 

The actor Yoshizawa Ayame IV held the name of Yoshizawa Sakinosuke III from the 11th lunar month of 1764 to the 10th lunar month of 1778.

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke III playing the role of Ofuji in the drama "ďyoroi Ebid˘ Shinozuka", staged in the 11th lunar month of 1772 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘)

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke IV
Yoshizawa Sakinosuke IV  In Japanese | Yoshizawa Minosuke  In Japanese | Fujikawa Minosuke  In Japanese
 

Born in 1785. He started his career in ďsaka in kodomo shibai as a disciple of Fujikawa Tomokichi I, performing under the name of Fujikawa Minosuke. He became disciple of Yoshizawa Iroha I in 1805 and received the name of Yoshizawa Minosuke. He was adopted by his master in Fall 1807 and took the name of Yoshizawa Sakinosuke IV in the 11th lunar month of 1807 in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai. This promising wakaonnagata actor appeared on stage for the last time in the 11th lunar month of 1809, in ďsaka at the Takeda no Shibai, a hama shibai venue, and died the 25th of the 12th lunar month of 1810.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Kak˘ Tachibanaya, ďmiya

Yoshizawa Sakinosuke IV (right) and Arashi Kichisabur˘ II (left) performing in the drama "Yaemusubi Jiraiyazome", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1807 at the Kado no Shibai

 
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