ICHIMURA KAMEZď
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Ichimura Kamez˘ I
 

The actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX held the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ I from the 2nd lunar month of 1745 to the 7th lunar month of 1762.

Ichimura Kamez˘ I in a print made by Ishikawa Toyonobu

Ichimura Kamez˘ II
 

The actor Ichimura Uzaemon X held the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ II from the 11th lunar month of 1762 to the 8th lunar month of 1785.

Ichimura Kamez˘ II in a print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘ in 1770

Ichimura Kamez˘ III
Ichimura Kamez˘ III  In Japanese | Kataoka Tar˘  In Japanese | Kataoka Aizabur˘ II  In Japanese
 

Born in ďsaka the 7th of January 1890. Son of a merchant, he started his career as a disciple of the actor Kataoka Gat˘ III. He went to T˘ky˘ with his master, where he received the name of Kataoka Aizabur˘ II in February 1897 at the Harukiza. He quickly went back to ďsaka and took the name of Kataoka Tar˘ in August 1898 at the Kadoza. He settled in T˘ky˘ in 1907 and was adopted by Ichimura Uzaemon XV. He finally took the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ III in April 1911 at the Kabukiza, playing the role of Hideyori in the drama "Kiri Hitoha". This tachiyaku actor died the 25th of September 1935. He was the father of Ichimura Tar˘.

Honmy˘ Haimy˘ Yag˘
Ichimura Toratar˘ Kizen Tachibanaya

Ichimura Kamez˘ III playing the role of Tadanobu Rihei in the drama "Shiranami Gonin Otoko" (1920s)

 
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