Fujimura Handayű I
Fujimura Handayű I  In Japanese

Dates of birth and death unknown. Born in Kyôto. He started his career at the beginning of the 1660s. He was a wakaonnagata actor, who excelled in nuregoto. He was also an outstanding dancer and a good musician. He went to Edo in Fall 1675 and performed at the Moritaza in the 11th lunar month of 1675. We don't know what happens to him afterwards for he disappeared from the records. He most likely went back to Kyôto, where he fathered Fujimura Handayű II.

Fujimura Handayű II

The actor Fujimura Handayű II held this name from the beginning of the 1700s to the 10th lunar month of 1729, then from the 11th lunar month of 1733 to the 8th lunar month of 1745.

Fujimura Handayű II playing the role of Yasumasa's wife in the kaomise drama "Ebyôbu Shuten Dôji", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1733 at the Moritaza

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