SAIGOKU HYďGORď
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ I
 

The actor Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ I held this name from the beginning of the 1680s to the 12th lunar month of 1705.

Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ I in an ilustration from the book "Hana no Edo Kabuki Nendaiki"

Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ II
Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Son of Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ I, he took the name of Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ II most likely in 1706. Just like his father, he performed in Edo as a d˘kegata actor. He played in the 11th lunar month of 1719 at the Nakamuraza the role of Benkei in the kaomise drama "Nyohitsu Taiheiki". He appeared on stage for the last time in the 1st lunar month of 1720, in Edo at the Nakamuraza, where he played the role of Danzabur˘ in the new year sogamono drama "Ichi Fuji Raihai Soga". His rank in the 1720 Edo hy˘banki, d˘kegata section, was j˘-j˘ (superior - superior) [visual]. He shared the same rank with Tsuruya Nanboku I and Nanboku Magotar˘ II. No record afterwards.

Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ II playing the role of Danzabur˘ in the new year sogamono drama "Ichi Fuji Raihai Soga", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1720 at the Nakamuraza

Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ III
Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ III  In Japanese | Saigoku Hy˘sabur˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ I, he started his career in Edo miyaji shibai, peforming in the precincts of the Yushima Shrine or the Meijin Shrine. He received the name of Saigoku Hy˘sabur˘ and performed as a d˘kegata actor in the 11th lunar month of 1713 at the Moritaza in the kaomise drama "Yorimasa Taikyoku no Mato". He took the name of Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ III in the 11th lunar month of 1732 at the Moritaza, where he played the role of Bunz˘ in the kaomise drama "Ikioi Gongor˘ Kagemasa". He appeared on stage for the last time in the 11th lunar month of 1733, in Edo at the Moritaza, where he played the role of Abe no Seimei in the kaomise drama "Eby˘bu Shuten D˘ji". His rank in the 1734 Edo hy˘banki, d˘kegata section, was j˘-(shiro)j˘ (superior - (white) superior) [visual]. He shared the same rank with Ichinoya Sagoshichi. No record afterwards.

Saigoku Hy˘gor˘ III playing the role of Bunz˘ in the kaomise drama "Ikioi Gongor˘ Kagemasa", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1732 at the Moritaza

 
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