Person

Person Name Matsumoto Kōshirō V
Alternate Names Ichikawa Junzō I (Childhood name) ,
Ichikawa Komazō III (Earlier stage name) ,
Kinkō (Pen or literary name) ,
,
Matsumoto kōshirō IV ,
Matsumoto Koushirou ,
Kinkō ,
Ichikawa Ikuzō
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date Unknown
Death Date May 10, 1838
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Notes Character types: child roles (koyaku); young male roles (wakashu); male leads (tachiyaku). Group afiiliations: Koraiya. Matsumoto Koshiro V was a son of Koshiro III (Omegawa Kyojuro). He initially was Ichikawa Junzo I and first appeared on stage at the Nakamura Theater in Edo in 1770. Two years later he became Ichikawa Komazo III and played child roles. In 1778 he started playing young male roles. Ichikawa Komazo was the best actor of 1830s. As he had a high beaked nose, he was called Hanadaka (high nose) Koshiro.

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1769Mar03, Nakamura Theater, Ato kyogen Kiyomizu dera no seigen
Representations of person in components 1003083