Person

Person Name Nakamura Kiyosaburō I
Alternate Names Nakamura Kiyosaburō (Earlier stage name) ,
Nakamura Kiyozō I (Earlier stage name) ,
Bunji? (Pen or literary name) ,
Kagyō (Pen or literary name) ,
Nakamura Kiyosaburou
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date 1721 - 1721
Death Date June 18, 1777
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Kyoto (Japan)
Performing Art Group Affiliations Iseya
Notes Character types: young female roles; jokyo; keisei. Group affiliations: Iseya. Nakamura Kiyosaburo I was a son of Sakakiyama Yosojuro who was a student of Sakakiyama Koshiro I. He initially was a student of Nakamura Shingoro and took the name Nakamura Kiyosaburo. In 1732 he worked as a child role (iroko) at Arashi Koroku theater in Kyoto. Two years later he changed his name to Nakamura Kiyosaburo (using different character and used both names) In 1744 he became a theater manager at Mandayu theater in Kyoto. In 1749 he moved to Edo and performed there for three years and went to Osaka. After that he moved to Kyoto, Edo, Oska and Kyoto again. He performed in Nagoya in 1763 and went to Osaka, Edo and Osaka again. After he performed at Ogurayama theater in kyoto in 1776, he didn't appear on stage. He had good looks and good voice (koseki). He was also excelled in jokyo and keisei roles.

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1769Nov01, Ichimura Theater, Mutsu no hana ume kaomise
Representations of person in components 1002992