Poetry name: K˘zan (?)
Existence: ??? ~ 1742 (?)
Master: Yoshizawa Ayame I
Disciple: Yoshizawa Kuranosuke
Family map: the Yoshizawa Clan
1st lunar month of 1713: he took the name of Yoshizawa Tamazuma and played in Ky˘to the role of Oishi in the new year drama "Keisei Yaeguruma".
Fall 1715: Tamazuma went to ďsaka.
11th lunar month of 1719: Tamazuma played the role of the keisei Kotoura in the kaomise drama "Kogane no Mitsu Gashiwa", which was produced by Kaneko Kichizaemon at the ďnishi no Shibai; Tamazuma changed the first ideogram in his family name:
11th lunar month of 1720: Tamazuma played at the Naka no Shibai the role of Sukejűr˘'s ny˘b˘ Masaki in the kaomise drama "Daimy˘ Nishiki no Kusazuri", which was produced by the zamoto Takeshima K˘zaemon II.
11th lunar month of 1721: Tamazuma played at the Naka no Shibai the role of Kasane Gozen in the kaomise drama "Onna Genji Musha Sugoroku", which was produced by Takeshima K˘zaemon II; Tamazuma changed the first ideogram in his family name (reverting to the classic writing):
Fall 1730: Tamazuma went back to Ky˘to after 15 seasons spent in ďsaka.
1st lunar month of 1731: Tamazuma's rank in the Ky˘to hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was j˘-j˘ (superior - superior) [visual]. Tamazuma played in the same theater the role of the keisei Kotoura in the new year ni-no-kawari "Keisei Mikasayama".
11th lunar month of 1737: Tamazuma performed in the kaomise drama "Hachiman Tar˘ Denju no Tsuzumi", which was staged at Ebisuya Kichir˘bŕ's theater and celebrated the shűmei of Yoshizawa Sakinosuke II.
11th lunar month of 1740: Tamazuma played in Ky˘to the role of Nagasaki's spouse in the kiri ky˘gen "Hayazaki Taiheiki", which welcomed in Ky˘to the actor Ogino Izabur˘ I; his others stage partners in this final drama were Nakajima Kanzaemon II, Nakamura Kumetar˘ I, Haruyama Genshichi II, Mizuki Tatsunosuke II and Band˘ Sukesabur˘ I.
5th lunar month of 1742: Tamazuma appeared on stage for the last time, in Ky˘to at Miyako Mandayű's theater, where he played the role of Okiwa in the drama "Hayari Uta Imose no ďgi".
Yoshizawa Tamazuma was a talented disciple of Yoshizawa Ayame I, the most important onnagata actor in Kabuki history. He had a great k˘seki, was equally at home in jidaimono or sewamono dramas and excelled in keisei roles. He most likely died in 1742.
 The 15th day of the 7th lunar month of the 14th year of the Ky˘h˘ era was the 9th of August 1729 in the western calendar.
Sawamura Ch˘jűr˘ I (top/left) and Yoshizawa Tamazuma (top/right) playing the roles of Inamatsu Gengo and Yoneemon's wife Osan in Sawamura Bunji's kaomise drama "Asahi no Ichikura Eig˘ Seki", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1731 in Ky˘to at Hayagumo Ch˘dayű's theater
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