ASAO YOROKU
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Asao Yoroku I
 

The actor Asao Yoroku I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1830 to the 12th lunar month of 1851.

Asao Yoroku I playing the role of Takechi Mitsuhide in the drama Ehon Taik˘ki,
which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1849 at the Chikugo no Shibai
(print made by Utagawa Hirosada)

Asao Yoroku II
 

The actor Asao Yoroku II held this name from 1854 to the 10th lunar month of 1862.

Asao Yoroku II playing the role of Sakaya Kyűshichi in the drama "Katakiuchi Uwasa no Furuichi", which was staged in the 5th lunar month of 1857 at the Ichimuraza
(print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III)

Asao Yoroku III
 

Date of birth unknown. Disciple of Asao Yoroku II, his first stage name was Asao Asatar˘. He took the name of Asao Yoroku III in the 8th lunar month of 1872 in ďsaka. He spent most of his career in hama shibai, where he performed either as a katakiyaku or a tachiyaku. He died the 24th of January 1880.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
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