Person

Nom de la Personne Ichikawa Yaozō II
Autre Noms Dennojō ([Nom de l`enfance] Childhood name) ,
Nakamura Denzō (first adult stage name) ,
Toyotake Izumidayū (narrative chanter name) ,
Toyotake Kamon (narrative chanter name) ,
([Nom de plume] Pen or literary name) ,
Shunsui ,
Ichikawa Yaozou ,
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Sexe [mâle] Male
Identité Culturelle Japanese
Pays de Résidence Japan
Date de Naissance [1735 - 1735] 1735 - 1735
Date de Mort [ Juillet 3, 1777] July 3, 1777
Genre Spécialisations Kabuki
Liens Géographiques Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Source(s) Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.115) ,
The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.479)
Notes Character types: Arch-villains (jitsuaku); wagoto; jitsugoto; aragoto. Group affiliations: Tachibanaya; Horaiya; Yoshimuraya. Ichikawa Yaozo II was initially a narrative chanter, under the names Toyotake Izumidayu (Toyotake Kamon). In 1751 he became a student of Nakamura Denkuro and took the name Nakamura Denzo, then worked at the Morita Theater in Edo. In 1761 he married Ichikawa Yaozo I's sister. Two years later he became a student of Ichikawa Danjuro IV and took the name Ichikawa Yaozo II. He became very popular, especially among women, and it is said that when he played the role of Sukeroku, young women took the water in which he put himself and drank it at home. He was active from 1751 to 1777.

Associated Items

Productions Associées 1769Mar03, Nakamura Theater, Ato kyogen Kiyomizu dera no seigen ,
1769Jan15, Nakamura Theater, Soga moyo aigo no wakamatsu
Representations of person in components 1003132, 1003107, 1003185