|TAMAGAWA SENNOJď IV|
Line number: YODAIME (IV)
Master: Tamagawa Sennoj˘ III
Disciple: Tamagawa Fujinosuke
1692: Tamagawa Sarashi takes the name of Tamagawa Sennoj˘ IV.
1st lunar month of 1699: Sennoj˘ settles in Ky˘to, where he becomes kashagata.
11th lunar month of 1718: Sennoj˘ plays in Ky˘to the role of Hanazono's okugata (and k˘shitsu) in Adachi Sabur˘emon's kaomise drama "Shiga no Miyako Kogane no Hanazono", which is produced by Yamatoyama Jinzaemon I for the nadai Ebisuya Kichir˘bŕ.
1st lunar month of 1724: Sennoj˘'s rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, kashagata section, is j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi (superior - superior - (white) excellent). He shares the same rank with Ichikawa Toyama III. He plays at Miyako Mandayű's theater in the new year drama "Keisei Futakamiyama", which is produced by Segawa Kikunoj˘ I. This is his last recorded performance on a Kabuki stage. We don't know what happens to him afterwards for he disappeared from the records.
Tamagawa Sennoj˘ IV was born and trained in Edo as an onnagata, performing hime or musume roles during the 1680s and the 1690s. He went to Ky˘to in 1699 to become a successful kashagata actor. He was active in the Imperial City up to the midle of the 1720s.
Tamagawa Sennoj˘ IV
The Tamagawa Sennoj˘ line of actors
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