|NAKAMURA KAMENOJď I|
Line number: SHODAI (I)
Poetry names: Kajaku, Jujaku
Existence: 17th day of the 8th lunar month of 1828 ~ 25 March 1881
Disciple: Nakamura Kamenoj˘ II (?)
1st lunar month of 1854: Nakamura Kamenoj˘ I takes the name of Ogino Izabur˘ IV.
7th lunar month of 1854: he takes back the name of Nakamura Kamenoj˘ I.
1st lunar month of 1857: premiere at the Ichimuraza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata" (commonly called "Nezumi Koz˘"); Kamenoj˘ plays the role of the geisha Omoto [casting].
3rd lunar month of 1858: premiere at the Ichimuraza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Edo Zakura Kiyomizu Seigen"; the nibanme of this drama is now entitled "Kurotegumi Kuruwa no Tatehiki" in the Kabuki repertoire (commonly called "Kurotegumi Sukeroku"); Kamenoj˘ plays the role of the shinz˘ Shiratama [more details].
4th lunar month of 1864: premiere at the Moritaza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Wakaba no Ume Ukina no Yokogushi" (commonly called "Kirare Otomi"); Kamenoj˘ plays the role of Genzaemon's wife Otaki [casting].
25 March 1881: Kamenoj˘ dies.
Nakamura Kamenoj˘ I was an Edo onnagata actor, who achieved some fame for himself during the 1850s and 1860s.
Nakamura Kamenoj˘ I playing the role of Okimi in the drama "Sandai Banashi K˘za no Shinsaku", which was staged in the 2nd lunar month of 1863 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada II)
The Ogino Izabur˘ line of actors
The Nakamura Kamenoj˘ line of actors
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