NAGAWA SHIMESUKE
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Nagawa Shimesuke I
 

The sakusha Nagawa Shimesuke I held this name from the second half of the 1770s to the 10th lunar month of 1814.

The name of Nagawa Shimesuke I in the 1814 Kamigata hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Nagawa Shimesuke II
Nagawa Chikuy˘ I  In Japanese | Nagawa Shimesuke II  In Japanese | Nagawa Towasuke I  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Nagawa Shimesuke I, he received the name of Nagawa Towasuke I and worked in hama shibai. He worked for a while for the actor Onoe Shinshichi II. He took in the 11th lunar month of 1816 the name of Nagawa Shimesuke II in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai. He took the name of Nagawa Chikuy˘ I in the same theater in the 8th lunar month of 1818. He was active up to 1823. No record afterwards. He was the master of Nagawa Shimesuke III, Nagawa Chikuy˘ II, Nagawa Towasuke II, Nagawa Haruz˘, Nagawa T˘kichi, Nagawa Yűsuke, Nagawa Sh˘suke, Nagawa Ichisuke, Nagawa Ichiosuke, Nagawa Gogosuke, Nagawa Raisaku, Nagawa Senshi, Nagawa Tomisuke and Nagawa Toshisuke.

There will be in the future to come a full page dedicated to Nagawa Chikuy˘ I in kabuki21.com.

The name of Nagawa Shimesuke II in the 1817 Ky˘to hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Nagawa Shimesuke III
 

The sakusha Nagawa Shimesuke III held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1834 to 1835.

The name of Nagawa Shimesuke III in the 11th lunar month of 1834 role sheet at the Minamigawa no Shibai (the zone within the red box)

Nagawa Shimesuke IV
Chikamatsu Yaso˘  In Japanese | Nagawa Shimesuke IV  In Japanese | Minegoto Yasosuke  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Nagawa Shimesuke III, his first pen name was Minegoto Yasosuke. He worked in the 11th lunar month of 1849 in Ky˘to at the Minamigawa no Shibai. He took the names of Nagawa Shimesuke IV and Chikamatsu Yaso˘ in 1867 and in 1874. This Kamigata sakusha most likely died in 1880.

The name of Nagawa Shimesuke IV in the 8th lunar month of 1869 role sheet at the Kado no Shibai (the zone within the red box)

 
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