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Actor: Sawamura Kunitarō II (二代目澤村國太郎)

Alternate names:
Kinshi (poetry name)
Kitō (poetry name)
Izumikawa Kamekichi (泉川亀吉)
Ogino Kamekichi (荻野亀吉)
Ogino Kinshi I (初代荻野錦子)
Ogino Yaegiri III (三代目荻野八重桐)

Lifetime: circa 1790 - 1836

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Biography:

He took this name in 11/1819 and held it until his death in the spring of 1836. He started his career in Osaka under the name Izumikawa Kamekichi.

Sawamura Kunitarō II was a talented onnagata actor, who achieved fame for himself in Ōsaka and Kyōto from the end of the Bunka era to the beginning of the Tenpō era, reaching the prestigious jō-jō-kichi rank in 1827. He spent 20 years in Kamigata ōshibai, without going on tour to Edo. His fields of excellence were okugata and sewa nyōbō.