ICHIKAWA ICHIJ█Rď
   
FIVE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ I
 

The actor Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ IV held the name of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ I from 1830 to the end of the 1830s or the beginning of the 1840s.

Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ II
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ IV, he held the name of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ II from the K˘ka era to 1870, the year of his death. He was the master of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III and his yag˘ was Kobeniya.

Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III
 

The actor Ichikawa Gangyoku II held the name of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III from October 1874 to April 1910.

Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III playing the role of Kazusa Gor˘ Tadamitsu in the drama "Genpei Nunobiki no Taki", which was staged in September 1879 at the Shintomiza
(print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV  In Japanese | Ichikawa Dankichi II  In Japanese | Ichikawa Ichitar˘  In Japanese
 

Born in ďsaka the 14th of January 1878. He was the son of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ III. He made his first stage appearance in ďsaka at the Asahiza in November 1883, where he received the name of Ichikawa Ichitar˘. He became a disciple of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX in 1888, who gave him the name of Ichikawa Dankichi II. He took the name of Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV in May 1910 at the Meijiza and died in T˘ky˘ the 2nd of February 1940. He had an actor face but not the strength or the skills to make a great career. He spent most of his career in koshibai, performing in venues like the Kotobukiza or the K˘en Gekij˘. His most notable role was Osh˘ Kichisa in "Sannin Kichisa". He was the master of Ichikawa Ichimatsu III.

Haimy˘ Yag˘ Real name
T˘k˘ Kobeniya Ichimura Hiroshi

Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ IV

Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ V
Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ V  In Japanese | Band˘ Minosabur˘  In Japanese | Band˘ Daisaku  In Japanese | Jitsukawa D˘nosuke  In Japanese
 

Born in Ky˘to the 22nd of June 1905. He started his career as a disciple of the koshibai actor Jitsukawa End˘ II, who gave him the name of Jitsukawa D˘nosuke and let him make his first stage appearance in May 1912 at the Minamigawa no Shibai. He became a disciple of Band˘ Minosuke VI in 1949 and received the name of Band˘ Daisaku. He took the names of Band˘ Minosabur˘ in February 1951 and Ichikawa Ichijűr˘ V in January 1952, at the Nakaza, where he played the role of Yazaemon in the drama "Sushiya". He died the 20th of March 1983.

Haimy˘ Yag˘ Real name
Shik˘ Kobeniya Noji Ch˘sabur˘
 
Search this site powered by FreeFind
  Site map | Disclaimer
Contact | Main | Top | Updates | Actors | Plays | Playwrights | Programs | Links | FAQ | Glossary | Chronology | Illustrations | Prints | Characters | Derivatives | Theaters | Coming soon | News