Person

Person Name Sakata Tōjūrō III
Alternate Names Sanjō Hanya (first adult stage name) ,
Tomizawa Jōshirō (Earlier stage name) ,
Sakata Jōshirō (Earlier stage name) ,
Sharen (using three different characters) (Pen or literary name) ,
Sakata Toujuurou (Alternate transliteration) ,
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date 1701 - 1701
Death Date August 24, 1774
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic name)
Notes Character types: wagoto; jitsugoto; Arch-villains (jitsuaku). Group affiliations: Hiiragiya. Sakata Tojuro III was born in Osaka as a son of Heishiro, a niece of Sakata Tojuro I. He became a student of Sanjo Kantaro II and played a young male role under the name Sanjo Kanya. He became a student of Tomizawa Chiyonosuke and took the name Tomizawa Jushiro. In 1730 he was adopted by Sakata Tojuro II, changed his name to Sakata Jushiro, and played a male lead at the Nakamura Theater in Edo. In 1739 he became Sakata Tojuro III. In 1772 he took a travelling production and passed away in Sendai. He was active from 1730 to 1774.

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