Technical Information

Person
*/d_person 1000522
Name
Morita Kanya VII
Notes
Character types: male leads (tachiyaku). Group affiliations: Kinojiya. Morita Kanya VII was a son of Morita Kanya VI. He was initially Morita Kanjiro. In 1753 he first appeared on stage at the Morita Theater in Edo, and in 1765 he changed his name to Morita Tarobei II. In 1774 he became Morita Kanya VII and became a theater leader in November. After his father passed away in 1780, he devoted himself as a theater leader at the Morita Theater. He was skilled at dance (shosagoto), and he was active from 1753 to 1782.
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.birthdateid 1007752
Date of birth
Unknown
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.deathdateid 1007753
Date Deceased
August 10, 1783
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6365
Also known as
Morita Kanjirō I (first adult stage name)
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6681
Also known as
Morita Tarobei II
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6821
Also known as
Gai
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7019
Also known as
Senchō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7126
Also known as
Zankyō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7134
Person > Country
*/d_person/r_person_country 13
Country(s)
Japan
Person > Culture
*/d_person/r_person_cultureid 25
Culture
Japanese
Person > Person Geographic Affiliation
*/d_person/r_person_geographic_affiliation 1033
Associated Region
Edo (Japan) (historic region)