|Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ I
|Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ II
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ II
Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ IV, he held the name of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ II from the K˘ka era to 1870, the year of his death. He was the master of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III and his yag˘ was Kobeniya.
|Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III
|Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV | Ichikawa Dankichi II | Ichikawa Ichitar˘
Born in ďsaka the 14th of January 1878. He was the son of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III. He made his first stage appearance in ďsaka at the Asahiza in November 1883, where he received the name of Ichikawa Ichitar˘. He became a disciple of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX in 1888, who gave him the name of Ichikawa Dankichi II. He took the name of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV in May 1910 at the Meijiza and died in T˘ky˘ the 2nd of February 1940. He had an actor face but not the strength or the skills to make a great career. He spent most of his career in koshibai, performing in venues like the Kotobukiza or the K˘en Gekij˘. His most notable role was Osh˘ Kichisa in "Sannin Kichisa". He was the master of Ichikawa Ichimatsu III.
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV
|Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ V
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ V | Band˘ Minosabur˘ | Band˘ Daisaku | Jitsukawa D˘nosuke
Born in Ky˘to the 22nd of June 1905. He started his career as a disciple of the koshibai actor Jitsukawa End˘ II, who gave him the name of Jitsukawa D˘nosuke and let him make his first stage appearance in May 1912 at the Minamigawa no Shibai. He became a disciple of Band˘ Minosuke VI in 1949 and received the name of Band˘ Daisaku. He took the names of Band˘ Minosabur˘ in February 1951 and Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ V in January 1952, at the Nakaza, where he played the role of Yazaemon in the drama "Sushiya". He died the 20th of March 1983.
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