Person

Person Name Morita Kanya VII
Alternate Names Morita Kanjirō I (first adult stage name) ,
Morita Tarobei II (Earlier stage name) ,
Gai (Pen or literary name) ,
Senchō (Pen or literary name) ,
Zankyō (Pen or literary name) ,
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date Unknown
Death Date August 10, 1783
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Notes Character types: male leads (tachiyaku). Group affiliations: Kinojiya. Morita Kanya VII was a son of Morita Kanya VI. He was initially Morita Kanjiro. In 1753 he first appeared on stage at the Morita Theater in Edo, and in 1765 he changed his name to Morita Tarobei II. In 1774 he became Morita Kanya VII and became a theater leader in November. After his father passed away in 1780, he devoted himself as a theater leader at the Morita Theater. He was skilled at dance (shosagoto), and he was active from 1753 to 1782.

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