|ICHIKAWA ARAGORď III|
Real name: Ichikawa Aragor˘
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry name: Dansh˘
Existence: 1833 ~ 24 February 1906
Master: Ichikawa Danz˘ V
Son: Ichikawa Aragor˘ IV
1833: born in ďsaka. His father was an inn owner named Debaya Iwamatsu.
1840: he started his career as a disciple of Ichikawa Danz˘ V, who gave him the name of Ichikawa Danjir˘ II.
1840s ~ 1860s: Danjir˘ performed in miyaji shibai. He stopped acting after the death of his master the 6th day of the 6th lunar month of 1845 . He received the patronage of the wife of the owner of the Chikugo no Shibai and was back to the Kabuki world and took the name of Ichikawa Aragor˘ III in ďsaka around 1866.
2nd lunar month of 1867: Aragor˘ went to Edo and he performed at the Nakamuraza in the new year drama "Gohiiki Soga Ichiza no Sakigake".
May 1883: Aragor˘ played at the Ebisuza (ďsaka) the role of Senoo Tar˘ in the drama "Heike Nyogo no Shima"; the roles of Shunkan, Tanzaemon, Naritsune and Chidori were played by Jitsukawa Enjaku I, Jitsukawa Enzabur˘ III, Arashi Rish˘ II and Arashi Kitsusabur˘ IV.
July 1884: Aragor˘ played at the Fukuiza (ďsaka) the role of Tsuribune Sabu in the drama "Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami"; the roles of Danshichi Kurobŕ, Issun Tokubŕ and Mikawaya Giheiji were played by Arashi Rikan IV, Arashi Kitsusabur˘ IV and Band˘ Tar˘.
October 1884: Aragor˘ played at the Ebisuza (ďsaka) the role of T˘ma Sabur˘emon in the drama "Tengajaya-mura"; his stage partners were Arashi Rikan IV (Motoemon), Nakamura Ganjir˘ I (Genjir˘), Jitsukawa Enjaku I (Yasuke, K˘emon) and Arashi Kitsusabur˘ IV (Iori).
November 1890 : Aragor˘ played at the Bentenza the roles of K˘ no Moron˘ and Yakushiji Jirozaemon in the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura". He also performed in "Ima Mukashi Aiyado Banashi" and played the role of the ferryman Tonbŕ in "Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi".
24 February 1906: Aragor˘ died.
Ichikawa Aragor˘ III was a Kamigata katakiyaku actor, who was active from the beginning of the 1840s to the second half of the 1900s. He excelled in roles like Tatara Shind˘zaemon in "Imorizake", the ferryman Tonbŕ in "Shinrei Yaguchi no Watashi" or Ikuta Denpachir˘ in "S˘zenji Baba no Adauchi".
 The 6th day of the 6th lunar month of the 2nd year of the K˘ka era was the 10th of July 1845 in the western calendar.
Ichikawa Aragor˘ III
The Ichikawa Aragor˘ line of actors
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