SEGAWA TAKENOJď
   
TWO GENERATIONS
Segawa Takenoj˘ I
Segawa Takenoj˘ I  In Japanese
 

Born in 1687. Disciple of Segawa Takesabur˘, a disciple of Segawa Hatsudayű I (the founder of the Segawa clan), he started his career in Ky˘to in 1698, where he performed as a wakaonnagata. He performed in ďsaka in the 11th lunar month of 1706 in the kaomise drama "Daimy˘ Ch˘h˘ki", which was produced by Arashi San'emon III. No record afterwards. He did not leave his mark in the history of Kabuki but he was the master of two of the most talented onnagata actors of the first half of the 18th century, Segawa Kikunoj˘ I and Segawa Kikujir˘ I. He was also commonly called Kishichi.

Segawa Takenoj˘ I performing in the kaomise drama "Daimy˘ Ch˘h˘ki", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1706 in ďsaka

Segawa Takenoj˘ II
Segawa Takenoj˘ II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. A minor wakaonnagata actor held the name of Segawa Takenoj˘ II and performed in Edo at the Ichimuraza from the 1st lunar month of 1707 to the 1st lunar month of 1708. No record afterwards.

 
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