|Sakata Sajűr˘ I
Sakata Sajűr˘ I | Sakata Tomigor˘
Date of birth unknown. Younger brother of Sakata Hangor˘ II. He was called Tomigor˘ when he was a young boy and was trained by Sakata Hangor˘ I. He was active in Edo ˘shibai from 1757 to 1770, performing under the name of Sakata Sajűr˘ I. His two last stage performances were most likely in the 11th lunar month of 1769 and 1st lunar month of 1770, at the Ichimuraza, where he performed in the kaomise program "Mutsu no Hana Ume no Kaomise" and in the new year drama "Fuji no Yuki Kaikei Soga". He died in Edo the 3rd of the 5th lunar month of 1770. He was quite popular and his best ranking in the Edo hy˘banki, jitsuaku section, was j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi.
There will be in the future to come a full page dedicated to Sakata Sajűr˘ I in kabuki21.com.
Sakata Sajűr˘ I in a print made in 1770 by Katsukawa Shunsh˘ for the Ehon Butai ďgi series of prints
|Sakata Sajűr˘ 1.2
Dates of birth and death unknown. Unknown relationship to Sakata Sajűr˘ I (was he a disciple?). He started his career in the middle of the 1770s as a koyaku named Sakata Sajűr˘. He became katakiyaku at the end of the 1770s and was active in Edo up to the middle of the 1800s.
The name of Sakata Sajűr˘ in the 1802 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red rectangle)
|Sakata Sajűr˘ II
Band˘ Sajűr˘ | Sakata Sajűr˘ II | Sakata Hanjűr˘ | Sakata Jinkichi
Dates of birth and death unknown. He was most likely a disciple of Sakata Hangor˘ IV and his first stage name was Sakata Jinkichi. He took the name of Sakata Hanjűr˘ in the 11th lunar month of 1816 at the Kawarasakiza, performing in the kaomise drama "Kiyomori Eiga no Utena", which celebrated the shűmei of ďtani Bajű II, S˘ry˘ Jinroku II, Band˘ Matajűr˘ III, Ichikawa Momotar˘ I, Tsuuchi Monzabur˘ III and Ichikawa Kodanji III. He took the name of Sakata Sajűr˘ II at an unknown time and held it up to the beginning of the Kaei, where he became a disciple of Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV and changed his stage name to Band˘ Sajűr˘.
Sakata Sajűr˘ II in a print made in 1849 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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