|ARASHI KICHISABURď VI|
Real name: Fukuda Hikotar˘
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Poetry name: Kikan
Existence: 22 August 1875 ~ 4 October 1927
Master: Nakamura Jakuemon II
Disciple: Arashi Kannosuke
22 August 1875: born in Ky˘to in the pleasures district of Gion.
October 1883: he started his career in his native town as a disciple of Nakamura Jakuemon II, who gave him the name of Nakamura Jakusabur˘.
20 July 1895: his master Nakamura Jakuemon II died.
November 1902: Kichisabur˘ played in Wakayama at the Bentenza the roles of Kaoyo Gozen, Ono Sadakur˘ and Yazama Jűtar˘ in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".
June 1907: Kichisabur˘ played at the Kadoza the role of Takayasu Shuntokumaru in the drama "Sesshű Gapp˘-ga-Tsuji"; his stage partners were Kataoka Nizaemon XI (Gapp˘) and Nakamura Shibajaku IV (Tamate Gozen).
November 1909: revival of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Onna Goroshi Abura no Jigoku", in ďsaka at the Asahiza, which was based on a new script written by Watanabe Katei; Kichisabur˘ played the role of Moriemon [casting].
Octobre 1920: Kichisabur˘ played at the Suehiroza (Nagoya) the role of Fujiya Izaemon in the drama "Kuruwa Bunsh˘"; the role of the courtesan Yűgiri was played by Arashi Hirosabur˘.
June 1924: Kichisabur˘ played at the Nakaza the role of ďboshi Yuranosuke in the drama "Yamashina Kankyo"; the roles of Tonase, Kakogawa Honz˘ and Oishi were played by Jitsukawa Enjaku II, Kataoka Nizaemon XI and Band˘ Shűch˘ III.
4 October 1927: Kichisabur˘ died.
Arashi Kichisabur˘ VI was a popular Kamigata actor, who was able to play tachiyaku and onnagata roles. In ďsaka or Ky˘to, he was a regular stage partner of the star Nakamura Ganjir˘ I. He made two long stays in T˘ky˘ and joined there the troupe led by Ichikawa Sadanji I. He was also often casted in new productions.
Arashi Kichisabur˘ VI
The Arashi Kichisabur˘ line of actors
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