|ARASHI SANGORď I|
Nickname: Ky˘ya Kiyű
Poetry name: Kiyű
Line number: SHODAI (I)
Existence: 1687 ~ 12th day of the 7th lunar month of 1739
Son-in-law: Onogawa Kamegiku
Grandson: Arashi Raishi II (Arashi Sangor˘ III)
Great-grandsons: Arashi Raishi III, Arashi Sangor˘ IV
1687 ~ 1721: born in a house of farmers named Shimada. His first name is Kumagor˘. He joins a troupe of children-actors and performs at the Takeda no Shibai. He is spotted by Arashi Kanshir˘ I, who takes him on as a disciple and gives him the name of Arashi Sangor˘ I.
Fall 1721: he becomes disciple of Arashi San'emon III.
11th lunar month of 1721: Sangor˘ becomes tachiyaku and plays at the Higashi no Shibai (ďsaka) the role of Izuminosuke in the kaomise "Tenryű Chiryű Kogane no Suzunari", which is produced by his master.
11th lunar month of 1723: great kaomise in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai to celebrate the arrival of the Edo star ďtani Hiroji I. The zamoto Arashi San'emon III produces the drama "Kogane no Hanagata" in which Sangor˘ plays the role of Yomosaku.
1st lunar month of 1724: premiere at the Kado no Shibai of "Edoe Ukiyo Soga", an Edo-flavored new year drama welcoming in ďsaka the Edo actor ďtani Hiroji I; Sangor˘ plays the role of Oni˘ Shinzaemon [more details].
Fall 1726: Sangor˘ goes to Edo.
Fall 1728: Sangor˘ goes to Ky˘to.
Fall 1730: Sangor˘ goes to ďsaka.
Arashi Sangor˘ I was a talented and popular tachiyaku actor, born and trained in Kamigata, who excelled in jitsugoto or yatsushigoto, especially in sewamono dramas. He was also an outstanding dancer, especially in hengemono or hy˘shigoto.
Arashi Sangor˘ I performing in the drama "Honch˘shi Misuji no Haraobi", which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1736 at the Kado no Shibai
The Arashi Sangor˘ line of actors
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