SONE SHďKICHI
   
TWO GENERATIONS
Sone Sh˘kichi I
Sone Sh˘kichi I  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Sakurada Jisuke I, he took the pen name of Sone Sh˘kichi I and started his career in the 11th lunar month of 1777 at the Nakamuraza when he worked on the kaomise drama "Masakado Kanmuri no Hatsuyuki". He became nimaime sakusha in 1808 and worked, along with Katsu Hy˘z˘ I (tatesakusha), Matsui K˘z˘ I and Shimizu Sh˘shichi I, in the 11th lunar month of 1808 at the Ichimuraza on the kaomise drama "Irosoyuru Nidai Genji", which welcomed in Edo the Kamigata actor Sawamura Tanosuke II and celebrated the shűmei of Nakamura Rik˘ II. No record afterwards. He was the master of Sone Sh˘kichi II and Sone Kyűhei.

There will be in the future to come a full page dedicated to Sone Sh˘kichi I in kabuki21.com.

The name of Sone Sh˘kichi I in the 1809 Edo hy˘banki (the name within the red box)

Sone Sh˘kichi II
Sone Sh˘kichi II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Sone Sh˘kichi I, he was a minor sakusha who was active in Edo between 1823 and 1832. No record afterwards.

 
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