Ogawa Kichitarô I

The actor Ogawa Kichitarô I held this name from the end of the 1740s to the 2nd lunar month of 1781.

Ogawa Kichitarô I at the Minamigawa no Shibai
1st lunar month of 1767

Ogawa Kichitarô II

Born in 1760. Disciple of Ogawa Kichitarô I, he received the name of Ogawa Sentarô and started his career during the An'ei era in miyaji shibai. He took the name of Ogawa Kichitarô II in 1788 and appeared on stage for the last time in the 8th lunar month of 1792, in Ôsaka at the Kado no Shibai, playing the role of Kataoka Hachirô in the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura". He died in Ôsaka the 15th of the 6th lunar month of 1794. He was trained by his master as a specialist of yatsushigoto but did not achieve any big reputation in Kamigata.

Haimyô Yagô
Eishi Tomitaya
Ogawa Kichitarô III

The actor Ogawa Kichitarô III held this name from 3rd lunar month of 1805 to the 9th lunar month of 1851.

Ogawa Kichitarô III playing the role of Date no Yosaku in the drama "Koi Nyôbô Somewake Tazuna" in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

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