KIRINAMI SENJU I

Stage names:

Kirinami Senju I In Japanese | In Japanese | In Japanese

Line number: SHODAI (I)

Other names: Kzan, Tsuke

Existence: 1679 ~ ???

Connection:

Disciples: Kirinami Takie, Kirinami Senju II, Kirinami Hanazuma

Career:

1691: he performed as a wakaonnagata in Kyto.

11th lunar month of 1695: Senju performed in Kyto at Miyako Manday's theater in the kaomise drama "Hime Kura Daikoku Bashira", which was produced by Sakata Tjr I.

2nd lunar month of 1696: Senju's rank in the Kyto hybanki, wakaonnagata section, was j (superior) [visual].

1st lunar month of 1698: Senju played in the same theater the role of Shiratae in Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Kamigy no Uta Hajime". He also played in the same theater the role of the keisei Yoshida in the ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Edo Zakura".

1st lunar month of 1699: Senju's rank in the Kyto hybanki, wakaonnagata section, was j-j-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]. Senju played the role of the keisei Imagawa in Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Keisei Hotoke no Hara", which was produced by Sakata Tjr I.

3rd lunar month of 1699: Senju's rank in the Kyto hybanki, wakaonnagata section, fell to j-j (superior - superior) [visual].

10th lunar month of 1699: Senju played in the same theater the role of Honda Heitar's goke Kisaragi-no-Mae in Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Amidagaike Shin Teramachi", which was produced by Sakata Tjr I.

1st lunar month of 1700: Senju played in the same theater the role of the keisei Matsushima in Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Keisei Guzei no Fune", which was produced by Sakata Tjr I.

1st lunar month of 1703: Senju played in Kyto at Miyako Manday's theater the role of the keisei Takahashi in the ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Takaradera".

1st lunar month of 1705: Senju played the role of the keisei Takahashi in the new year drama "Keisei Hachisu no Ito", which was staged in Kyto at Kameya Kumenoj's theater. No record afterwards.

Comments:

Kirinami Senju I was born and trained as a koyaku in saka but he made all his career as an onnagata in Kyto from the beginning of the 1690s to the middle of the 1700s. He was outstanding in keisei roles and often appeared on stage with Sakata Tjr I. He was ranked j-j-kichi for a few weeks, from the 1st to the 3rd lunar months of 1699. He retired to become an oil merchant.

Kirinami Senju I (1699)

Prints & Illustrations

The Kirinami Senju line of actors

 
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