Kanze (Noh school)

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Kanze (宝生) is a school of Noh (能), a Japanese classic musical drama.

It was founded in the 14th century.[1] It is led by the 26th grand master Kiyokazu Kanze, who became head at the age of 31.[2]

The theatre stage moved to the redeveloped Matsuzakaya building at Ginza.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Kanze school | nō theatre". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2018-08-30.
  2. ^ "Noh Talk: Kiyokazu Kanze, 26th Grand Master of the Kanze School: Part 1". www.the-noh.com. Retrieved 2018-08-30.
  3. ^ "Matsuzakaya closes Ginza flagship for high-rise makeover". The Japan Times Online. 2013-07-01. ISSN 0447-5763. Retrieved 2018-08-30.
  4. ^ Maruko, Mami (2014-11-28). "Kanze Nohgaku Theater moves back to Ginza". The Japan Times Online. ISSN 0447-5763. Retrieved 2018-08-30.

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