Person

Person Name Bandō Aizō
Alternate Names Bando Aizo (Earlier stage name) ,
Sanogawa Ichimatsu II (Earlier stage name) ,
Matsumoto Sanjuro (Earlier stage name) ,
Seifu (using two different characters) (Pen or literary name) ,
Toka (Pen or literary name) ,
Bandou Aizou (Alternate spelling)
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date 1747 - 1747
Death Date August 26, 1785
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Reference(s) Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.532) ,
The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.487)
Notes Character types: young female roles (waka onnagata); young male leads (wakashu); young villains (iro aku); jitsugoto. Group affiliations: Shin Yorozuya. Banzo Aizo was a student of Ichimura Uzaemon VIII, and his name was originally Banzo Aizo. In 1757 he played a child role at the Ichimura Theater in Edo and in 1767 became Sanogawa Ichimatsu II. In 1781 he changed his name to Matsumoto Sanjuro, and in 1784 he changed his name back to Bando Aizo. In November he last played at the Kiri Theater. He was active from 1757 to 1784.

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1768Nov01, Ichimura Theater, Otokoyama yunzei kurabe
Representations of person in components 1003061