Master: Matsumoto Kozarashi
Sons: Matsumoto Shirogor˘, Ichikawa Danz˘ I (adopted?), Ichikawa Danzabur˘ I (adopted?)
1688: he started his career in Edo as a disciple of Matsumoto Kozarashi, who gave him the name of Matsumoto Sakuya and trained him as a wakashugata. Later on, he took the name of Matsumoto Shirosabur˘.
1694: Shirosabur˘ became tachiyaku.
1707: Shirosabur˘ became oyajigata. He also worked as a t˘dori at the Moritaza.
11th lunar month of 1707: Shirosabur˘ played at the Moritaza the role of Ono no Yoshizane in the kaomise drama "Kankatsu Kayoi Komachi".
3rd lunar month of 1709: Shirosabur˘'s rank in the Edo hy˘banki, oyajigata section, was j˘-j˘ (superior - superior) [visual]. He shared this rank with ďkuma Utaemon and Kamakura Ch˘kur˘ I.
11th lunar month of 1709: Shirosabur˘ played at the Moritaza in the kaomise drama "Tametomo Furiwakegami", which welcomed in Edo the ďsaka actors Hisamatsu Tasanta and Iwai Tamanoe. The others actors were Tomizawa Hanzabur˘ I, Sakurayama Shirosabur˘ I, Takii Hannosuke, Narukawa Genzaemon, Shirosabur˘'s son Ichikawa Danz˘ I and Saruwaka Sanzaemon II.
3rd lunar month of 1710: Shirosabur˘'s rank in the Edo hy˘banki, oyajigata section, was j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi (superior - superior - (white) excellent) [visual].
11th lunar month of 1710: Shirosabur˘ played at the Moritaza in the kaomise drama "Onna Tsuwamono Tokiwa no Matsu"; his stage partners were Shinomiya Genpachi, Hayakawa Dengor˘, Takahashi Motojir˘, Tsutsui Kichijűr˘ I, Hisamatsu Tasanta, Saigoku Hy˘suke, Yasuda Kichir˘ji, Narukawa Genzaemon, Shirosabur˘'s son Ichikawa Danz˘ I, Saruwaka Sanzaemon II and Fujioka Daikichi.
1st lunar month of 1711: Shirosabur˘'s rank in the Edo hy˘banki, oyajigata section, was j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual].
2nd lunar month of 1713: Shirosabur˘ was expected to perform at the Moritaza but he suddenly fell ill. His name did not appear anymore in any Edo banzuke. The year of his death was unknown.
Matsumoto Shirosabur˘ was a mainstay of the Moritaza, where he successfully acted as an oyajigata and worked as a t˘dori at the beginning of the 18th century.
The mon of Matsumoto Shirosabur˘
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