Person

人名 [山下 亀之丞 四代目] Yamashita Kamenojō IV
別名 [山下 京之助] Yamashita Kyōnosuke I ([前(芸)名] Earlier stage name) ,
[東湖] Tōko ([雅号/排名] Pen or literary name) ,
[山下 亀之丞] Yamashita Kamenojou
ジェンダー [男性] Male
文化的アイデンティティー Japanese
居住国 [日本] Japan
生年月日 [Unknown] Unknown
没年月日 [Unknown] Unknown
専門ジャンル [歌舞伎] Kabuki
関連地 [京都(日本), 江戸(日本), 名古屋市(愛知県、日本), 大阪(日本)] Kyoto (Japan), Edo (Japan) (historic name), Nagoya-shi (Aichi-ken, Japan), Osaka (Japan)
参考文献 [歌舞伎人名辞典] Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.646) ,
The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.489)
備考 [主な役柄:色子、若衆、若女方 山下四郎五郎の門人であり、京之助と名乗る。1758年色子と]

Character types: pretty boy roles (iroko); young male roles (wakashu); young female roles (waka onnagata). Yamashita Kamenojo IV was a student of Yamashita Shirogo. He took the name Yamashita Kyonosuke and played pretty boy roles (iroko) in Kyoto in 1758, then played young male roles three years later. In 1765 he co-managed Yamashita Theater with Ichimura Sukegoro and played young female roles. In 1767 he moved to Edo and worked at Morita Theater, Ichimura Theater, and Nakamura Theater until 1771, when he started doing traveling productions. In 1776 he returned to Kyoto, and the following year he moved to Osaka and became Yamashita Kamenojo IV. In 1787 he worked in Isefuruichi and Owari Nagoya, and the following year he moved back to Osaka. He excelled in jidaimono and sewamono, was also good-looking, had a good koseki (good voice and good at delivering lines), and was talented at playing wife roles. He was active from 1758 to 1788.

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関連プロダクション 1769Jan15, Ichimura Theater, Edo no hana wakayagi soga
Representations of person in components 1003097