Nagawa Tokusuke I

The sakusha Nagawa Issen I held the name of Nagawa Tokusuke I from the 1st lunar month of 1796 to the 10th lunar month of 1812.

The name of Nagawa Tokusuke I in the 1801 ďsaka hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Nagawa Tokusuke II
Kanazawa Shibasuke  In Japanese | Nagawa Tokusuke II  In Japanese | Nagawa Tokisuke  In Japanese

Born in 1778. Disciple of Nagawa Tokusuke I, he received the name of Nagawa Tokisuke and started his sakusha career around 1813. He became nimaime sakusha in 1816. He took the name of Nagawa Tokusuke II in Ky˘to in the 11th lunar month of 1818 at the Kitagawa no Shibai, working on the kaomise drama "Katakiuchi Takane no Taiko", which starred Arashi Sangor˘ III, Nakamura Matsue III and Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ I. He became disciple of Kanazawa Ryűgoku I, who gave him the name of Kanazawa Shibasuke. He became tatesakusha in the 1st lunar month of 1828 and worked at the Kado no Shibai on the drama "Tenmangű Aiju no Meiboku". He died the 17th day of the 11th lunar month of 1828 [1] [2].

The name of Nagawa Tokusuke II becoming Kanazawa Shibasuke in the 1820 ďsaka hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)



[1] The 17th day of the 11th lunar month of the 11th year of the Bunsei era was the 23rd of December 1828 in the western calendar.

[2] His tombstone was located in the cemetery of the Dairinji Temple in ďsaka.

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