Kanze Motoyoshi (観世元義)

Motoyoshi KANZE (1873 to 1920) was a Noh actor of the Kanze school. Second son of Kiyotaka KANZE, the 22nd head of the leading family in the Kanze school. Kiyokado KANZE, the 23rd head of the leading family, is his older brother. Marrying the daughter Mitsuko of the 6th Kuroemon KATAYAMA and the 3rd Yachiyo INOUE, he inherited the name as the 7th Kuroemon, and changed it to Kurosaburo KATAYAMA later. Motoshige KANZE, the 24th head of the leading g family, is the first son, and Hiromichi KATAYAMA is the second son.