Person

Person Name Kasaya Matakurō II
Alternate Names Kasaya Matasaburō (Birth name) ,
Kasaya Matazō (Earlier stage name) ,
Kojū (Pen or literary name) ,
Kasaya Matakurou (Alternate spelling)
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date Unknown
Death Date Unknown
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic name), Osaka (Japan), Kyoto (Japan)
Reference(s) Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.207) ,
The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.480)
Notes Character types: evil enemies (kataki yaku). Kasaya Matakuro II was a son of Kasaya Matakuro I. He first appeared on stage as Kasaya Matasaburo in Kyoto in 1755 but quit acting until he became Kasaya Matazo in 1761. After his father's death, he became Kasaya Matakuro II in 1770 and moved to Tokyo. Seven years later he moved back to Osaka. He was active from 1755 to 1777.

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