Technical Information

Person
*/d_person 1000483
Name
Yamashita Kinsaku II
Notes
Character types: pretty boy roles (iroko); young female roles (waka onnagata). Group affiliations: Tennojiya. Yamashita Kinsanku II was a student of Nakamura Tomijuro and was called Nakamura Handayu. He first appeared on stage at the Nakamura Kumetaro Theater in Kyoto in 1747, and was adopted by Yamashita Kinsaku I and became Yamashita Kinsaku II in 1749. In 1752 he moved to Edo and performed at the Nakamura Theater. In 1755 he went back to Osaka. In 1769 he went to Edo again and became famous. He ranked as the best actor of female roles in 1779. In 1799 he last performed at the Yamashita Kamemastu Theater in August and the next month he passed away. He excelled in all female roles and was aslo a skilled haikai poet. He owned an oil shop. He was active from 1747 to 1799.
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.birthdateid 1007666
Date of birth
1733 - 1733
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.deathdateid 1007667
Date Deceased
September 12, 1799
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6375
Also known as
Nakamura Handayu
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7033
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7117
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6722
Also known as
Rikō (using two different characters for -ko)
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7007
Also known as
Nakamura Rikou
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6934
Also known as
Nakamura Tomijuurou
Person > Country
*/d_person/r_person_country 13
Country(s)
Japan
Person > Culture
*/d_person/r_person_cultureid 25
Culture
Japanese
Person > Person Geographic Affiliation
*/d_person/r_person_geographic_affiliation 1174
Associated Region
Osaka (Japan)