Existence: ??? ~ 1767 (?)
1st lunar month of 1753: he was back in the Kabuki world, took the name of Matsuyama Sanjűr˘ and became tachiyaku.
Fall 1754: Sanjűr˘ went to Edo.
11th lunar month of 1754: Sanjűr˘ played at the Moritaza the role of Osada no Tar˘ in the kaomise drama "Kiichi H˘gen Shinan-guruma"; his stage partners were Suketakaya Takasuke I (zagashira), Sanogawa Ichimatsu I, Azuma T˘z˘ II, Sawamura Otoemon II, Ichikawa Masuz˘ I and Arashi Wakano II.
1st lunar month of 1755: Sanjűr˘ played in the same theater the role of Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari in the new year sogamono "Sono Sugata Ariake Soga"; his stage partners in the roles of Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune and Soga Gor˘ Tokimune were Suketakaya Takasuke I and Ichikawa Senz˘.
Fall 1758: Sanjűr˘ went back to Kamigata.
12th lunar month of 1758: premiere at the Kado no Shibai of Namiki Sh˘z˘ I's ni-no-kawari drama "Sanjikkoku Yofune no Hajimari"; for the very first time in Kabuki history, a mawari-butai, invented by Namiki Sh˘z˘ I, was built and used on the stage of a theater [more details]; Sanjűr˘ played the roles of Hanamitsu Nuinosuke and the ge'nin Yokur˘.
4th lunar month of 1759: Sanjűr˘ played in the same theater the roles of Kan˘nosuke Naonobu and Zesai's mother in the drama "Gion Sairei Shink˘ki".
11th lunar month of 1759: Sanjűr˘ played at the Naka no Shibai the role of the kagokaki Matasuke, in reality Soga no Tar˘, in the kaomise drama "Mibae Soga Azuma Tanzen", which was produced by Arashi Kichisabur˘ I.
Fall 1761: Sanjűr˘ went to Ky˘to.
11th lunar month of 1761: Sanjűr˘ played in Ky˘to at Kameya Kumenoj˘'s theater the role of the chűnagon Korenari in Amano Kyűshichi's kaomise drama "Mineiri Futaba Genji", which was produced by Sawamura Kunitar˘ I.
1st lunar month of 1762: Sanjűr˘'s rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, tachiyaku section, was one black stroke below j˘-j˘-hankichi (superior - superior - half excellent) [visual]. Sanjűr˘ played in the same theater the roles of Chűj˘ Yoshio and Togashi no Saiz˘ [picture] in the new year ni-no-kawari drama "Keisei Kanekake no Matsu".
Fall 1765: Sanjűr˘ went back to ďsaka.
8th lunar month of 1766: Sanjűr˘ performed in the same theater in the drama "ďsaka Nikki Shio no Ch˘jir˘". No record afterwards.
Matsuyama Sanjűr˘ was an ďsaka tachiyaku actor, who was active from the first half of the 1750s to the second half of the 1760s. No record for his wakashugata years. He spent 4 seasons in Edo and 4 seasons in Ky˘to. He most likely died in 1767.
 The Wakadayű no Shibai was a hama shibai venue in ďsaka.
Matsuyama Sanjűr˘ (left) and Suketakaya Takasuke I (right) playing the roles of Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari and Kud˘ Saemon Suketsune in the new year sogamono "Sono Sugata Ariake Soga", which was staged at the Moritaza in the 1st lunar month of 1755
The Matsuyama Koshikibu line of actors
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