Born in 1796. Second son of Matsumoto Yonesabur˘ I, his first stage name was Matsumoto Tokunosuke.
He became wakaonnagata and took the name of Matsumoto Yonesabur˘ II in the 11th lunar month of 1812 at the Moritaza,
playing the role of Princesses Katsu and Shikitae in the kaomise drama "Yukimo Yoshino Kigoto no Kaomise".
He made his last stage appearance in the 1st lunar month of 1820, at the Kawarazakiza where he played 2 roles in the new year drama "Tama no Haru Soga no Kadomatsu".
His rank in the Edo hy˘banki,
wakaonnagata section, was j˘-j˘-(shiro)hankichi.
He was the worthy heir of his father Matsumoto Yonesabur˘ I but he unfortunately died too young, the 11th of the 7th lunar month of 1820.