This is my first post.
I have a second-handed Chuzao (medium-necked) “Kouta/Hauta” shamisen and a Hosozao (thin-necked) 1952 VINTAGE “Nagauta” shamisen that were found at a building demolition site in Hiroshima Prefecture. (from Yahoo! auction, I’m using both of them while maintaining them).
As for the title of this topic, how well known is Shamisen Toyokichi, a famous shamisen player who was active in Japan from pre-war to the 1960s?
Incidentally, this person has participated in one overseas performance.