|ONOE TAGANOJď II|
Real name: Onoe Kikumatsu
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Existence: 1849 ~ 26 June 1899
Adoptive father: Onoe Kikujir˘ II
1849 ~ 1866: he started his career at an unknown date as a disciple of the actor Onoe Kikujir˘ II, who gave him the name of Onoe Kikumatsu.
3rd lunar month of 1870: premiere at the Moritaza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Kusunoki-ryű Hanami no Makuhari" (commonly called "Keian Taiheiki" or "Marubashi Chűya"); Taganoj˘ played the roles of Shinroku's sister Omoto, Takuzaemon's daughter Oume and the yuna Osen [more details].
14 June 1875: his adoptive father Onoe Kikujir˘ II died.
May 1894: Taganoj˘ appeared on stage in T˘ky˘ for the last time, in T˘ky˘ at the Shintomiza, where he played the role of Princess Takiyasha in the drama "Shinobi Yoru Koi no Kusemono"; the role of Mitsukuni was played by Ichikawa Kuz˘ III. Then, he became a travelling actor.
The Onoe Taganoj˘ line of actors
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