YAMASHINA JINKICHI
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Yamashina Jinkichi I
 

Unknown actor

Yamashina Jinkichi II
Yamashina Jinkichi II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Unknown relationship to Yamashina Jinkichi I. He was recorded for the first time in ďsaka hama shibai around 1759. He performed in Nagoya in the 6th lunar month of 1781. He went back to Ky˘to in Fall 1781 and played in the 11th lunar month of 1781 at the Kitagawa no Shibai the roles of Kozakura and Koiso in the kaomise drama "Tenmangű Natane no Gokű", which was produced by Yamashita Yaoz˘ I. He went back to ďsaka in Fall 1782 and played in the 11th lunar month of 1782 at the Kado no Shibai the role of Oshina in the kaomise drama "Yamato Moji Sansai Zue", which was produced by Fujikawa Sango. Jinkichi's rank in the 1783 ďsaka hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was two black strokes above j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi (superior - superior - (white) excellent) [visual]. He played in the 9th lunar month of 1783 in the same theater the role of Agemaki in the drama "Sanjikkoku Yofune no Hajimari". No record afterwards.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Teifu Taiya

There will be in the future to come a full page dedicated to Yamashina Jinkichi II in kabuki21.com.

Yamashina Jinkichi II
Drawing made by Suifutei in the book "Suifutei Gigafu" (1782)

Yamashina Jinkichi II in an illustration from the book "Yakusha Mono Iwai" (1784)

Yamashina Jinkichi III
 

The actor Osagawa Tsuneyo IV held the name of Yamashina Jinkichi III from before 1816 to the 10th lunar month of 1823.

The name of Yamashina Jinkichi III in the 1820 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Yamashina Jinkichi IV
Nakamura Utatar˘  In Japanese | Yamashina Jinkichi IV  In Japanese | Yamashina Tsuchigor˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Yamashina Jinkichi III, his first stage name was Yamashina Tsuchigor˘. He took the name of Yamashina Jinkichi IV in the 11th lunar month of 1823 at the Ichimuraza while his master took the name of Osagawa Tsuneyo IV. They performed together in the kaomise drama "Yama Mata Yama Hana no Yamagatsu", which also celebrated the shűmei of Nakayama Tomisabur˘ II. He became a disciple of Nakamura Utaemon IV, switched to tachiyaku roles and took the name of Nakamura Utatar˘ at the Ichimuraza in the 11th lunar month of 1838. Utatar˘'s rank in the 1839 Edo hy˘banki, tachiyaku section, was j˘-j˘-hankichi (superior - superior - half excellent) [visual]. No record afterwards.

The name of Yamashina Jinkichi IV in the 1830 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

 
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