Kairakutei Black I
1858 – 1923
Who was Kairakutei Black I?
Henry James Black was a kabuki actor and Japan's first foreign-born rakugoka, or public storyteller, performing under the name Kairakutei Black I. He was also known by the name Black Ishii.
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- Dec 22, 1858
on July 23, 2013
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