|NAKAMURA KAROKU III|
Real name: Namino Tokiz˘
Nickname: ďharima 
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry name: Shid˘
Existence: 16th day of the 4th lunar month of 1849  ~ 17 May 1919
Father : Nakamura Karoku I
Brothers : Nakamura Tsunejir˘, Band˘ Shűka II (Nakamura Karoku II)
Adopted son: Nakamura Tokiz˘ II
Great-grandsons: Matsumoto Haku˘ II (K˘shir˘ IX), Nakamura Kichiemon II, Nakamura Tokiz˘ V, Nakamura Matagor˘ III, Nakamura Karoku V, Nakamura Shid˘ II, Nakamura Kinnosuke II, Nakamura Kankur˘ VI, Nakamura Shichinosuke II
Great-great-grandsons: Matsumoto K˘shir˘ X, Nakamura Baishi IV, Nakamura Mantar˘, Nakamura Kash˘ IV, Nakamura Tanenosuke, Nakamura Yonekichi V, Nakamura Ryűnosuke, Nakamura Hayato, Nakamura Kantar˘ III, Nakamura Ch˘zabur˘ II
1856: he made his first appearance on stage in ďsaka at the Kadoza, where he received the name of Nakamura Yonekichi I.
Spring 1868: Nakamura Yonekichi I took the name of Nakamura Baishi I.
1st lunar month of 1869: Nakamura Baishi I became nadai and took the name of Nakamura Tokiz˘ I at the Kado no Shibai, playing the roles of Hamada Jinzabur˘ and the yakko Tokihei in the drama "Keisei Hana no Koi Shigarami".
1873: Tokiz˘ and his brother Nakamura Moshio II went together to T˘ky˘.
March 1873: Tokiz˘ played at the Murayamaza the roles of Sanpei, Torii Hikoemon and Yagenji in the drama "Taiko no Oto Chiyű Sanryaku", which celebrated also the shűmei of his brother Nakamura Karoku II.
Summer 1880: tour in Sendai.
January 1881: Tokiz˘ played at the Ichimuraza the role of Miuranosuke in the drama "Kamakura Sandaiki"; the roles of Sasaki Takatsuna and Princess Toki were played by Kataoka Gad˘ III and Suketakaya Takasuke IV.
1882 ~ 1884: stay in ďsaka.
1884: Tokiz˘ went back to T˘ky˘ and performed at the Ichimuraza.
5 May 1891: his brother Band˘ Shűka II died.
April 1891 ~ Fall 1896: stay in Kamigata.
April 1901: tour in Matsuyama with Nakamura Shibajaku IV.
1901 ~ 1903: stay in Kamigata.
January 1904: Tokiz˘ went back to T˘ky˘ and played at the Meijiza.
Fall 1904: Tokiz˘ went back to Kamigata, performing in ďsaka and K˘be.
1905 ~ 1908: Tokiz˘ mainly played in small theaters like the Engiza, the Kokkaza or the Miyatoza, where his popularity kept on rising.
April 1908: Nakamura Tokiz˘ I and his adopted son Nakamura Kash˘ I respectively took the names of Nakamura Karoku III and Nakamura Tokiz˘ II at the Meijiza; the new Karoku played the roles of Sodehagi and Abe no Sadat˘ in the drama "ďshű Adachi-ga-Hara".
18 September 1909: his adopted son Nakamura Tokiz˘ II died.
17 May 1919: Karoku died.
 The 16th day of the 4th lunar month of the 2nd year of the Kaei era was the 8th of May 1849 in the western calendar.
 The 1st day of the 7th lunar month of the 6th year of the Ansei era was the 30th of July 1859 in the western calendar.
 This drama belongs to the Kabuki Jűhachiban.
Nakamura Karoku III playing the role of Yojir˘'s mother in the drama "Horikawa" (print made by ďta Masamitsu in 1950)
The Nakamura Yonekichi line of actors
The Nakamura Baishi line of actors
The Nakamura Tokiz˘ line of actors
The Nakamura Karoku line of actors
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