KATAOKA CHDAY
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Kataoka Chday I
 

The actor Kataoka Nizaemon II held the name of Kataoka Chday I from the 11th lunar month of 1713 to the 10th lunar month of 1716.

Kataoka Chday 1.2
Kataoka Chday [1]  In Japanese
 

A minor katakiyaku actor named Kataoka Chday [1] performed in the 11th lunar month of 1721 in Kyto in the kaomise drama "Yamato Uta Denju no Tomikura", which was produced by Arashi Sanjr I. His rank in the 1722 Kyto hybanki, katakiyaku section, was naka-no-j (superior in the middle class). No record afterwards.

Kataoka Chday II
 

The actor Kataoka Ainosuke II held the name of Kataoka Chday II [2] from the 11th lunar month of 1816 to the 12th lunar month of 1817.

Kataoka Chday II playing the role of Miura no Katakai in the drama "Azuma Kagami Soga no Sewagoto", which was staged in the 3rd lunar month of 1817 at the Kiriza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Kataoka Chday III
 

The actor Kataoka Ainosuke III held the name of Kataoka Chday III [3] from unknown times to 1836.

Kataoka Chday IV
Kataoka Chday IV [4]  In Japanese | Ichikawa Takinosuke [5]  In Japanese | Nakamura Koy  In Japanese | Ichikawa Kotaki [6]  In Japanese
 

Born in saka in the 3rd lunar month of 1864. He started his career in 1875 as a disciple of Ichikawa Takijr III, who gave him the name of Ichikawa Kotaki [6]. He took the name of Nakamura Koy November 1878 in saka, where he performed as a wakaonnagata. He joined back Ichikawa Takijr III and took the name of Ichikawa Takinosuke [5] in January 1885 at the Asahiza. He became disciple of Kataoka Gat III in March 1896 [7] and received the name of Kataoka Chday IV [4] at the Kadoza. He died in saka the 17th of February 1934, a few month before his master. He was quite popular in saka, where he was zagashira in koshibai venues. Some appreciated performances were Washizuka Kintji Hidekuni ("Tamasan"), Kagekiyo ("Biwa no Kagekiyo") or Yomosaku ("Kishi Hime").

Honmy Haimy Yag
Ueda Umekichi Shkaku Wakamatsuya

Kataoka Chday IV

 

Notes

[1] Listed as Kataoka Chday II in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten" or in the Ritsumeikan Univ. actors database but he was not listed at all in the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiy Meiseki Benran".

[2] Recorded as Kataoka Chday III in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten", Kataoka Chday IV in the Ritsumeikan Univ. actors database and Kataoka Chday II in the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiy Meiseki Benran".

[3] Not recorded in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten". Recorded as Kataoka Chday V in the Ritsumeikan Univ. actors database. Recorded as an unofficial holder of the name of Kataoka Chday (no line number) in the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiy Meiseki Benran".

[4] Listed in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten" as Kataoka Chday IV. Listed as Kataoka Chday VI in the Ritsumeikan Univ. actors database. Listed as Kataoka Chday III in the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiy Meiseki Benran".

[5] The name of Ichikawa Takinosuke was not reported in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten".

[6] The name of Ichikawa Kotaki was not reported in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten".

[7] 1907 in Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten".

 
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