|NAKAMURA BAIGYOKU III|
Nakamura Baigyoku III
Real name: Sasaki Inosuke
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry name: Sanjaku
Existence: 14 January 1875 ~ 18 March 1948
Father: Nakamura Baigyoku II
Adopted son: Nakamura Fukusuke V
1875: born in ďsaka in the district of Kita-Shinchi (a famous pleasure quarter).
September 1880: he makes his first appearance on stage in ďsaka at the Naka no Shibai, playing under the name of Nakamura Masajir˘ III.
October 1907: Nakamura Masajir˘ III takes the name of Nakamura Fukusuke IV in ďsaka at the Kadoza.
October 1919: premiere at the Naniwaza (ďsaka) of Kikuchi Kan's drama "T˘jűr˘ no Koi", based on the life of the star Sakata T˘jűr˘ I. Nakamura Ganjir˘ I and Fukusuke play the roles of T˘jűr˘ and Okaji.
June 1921: his adoptive father Nakamura Baigyoku II dies.
March 1923: Fukusuke plays at the Minamiza the role of S˘shichi in the drama "Koi Minato Hakata no Hitofushi". His stage partners are Jitsukawa Enjaku II (Kezori) and Arashi Hirosabur˘ (the courtesan Kojor˘).
March 1924: Fukusuke plays at the Naniwaza (ďsaka) the role of Katsuyori in the drama "Honch˘ Nijűshik˘"; the roles of Nureginu and Princess Yaegaki are played by Sawamura S˘nosuke I and Nakamura Jakuemon III.
February 1935: Nakamura Ganjir˘ I dies.
April 1936: Baigyoku plays at the Kabukiza the role of Chiyo in the "Terakoya" scene of the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami". His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Matsu˘maru), Nakamura Kichiemon I (Genz˘) and Nakamura Tokiz˘ III (Tonami).
March 1944: Baigyoku plays at the ďsaka Kabukiza the role of Princess Toki in the classic "Kamakura Sandaiki". His stage partners are Jitsukawa Enjaku II (Sasaki Takatsuna) and Ichimura Uzaemon XV (Miuranosuke).
April 1947: Baigyoku plays for the last time the role of the courtesan Akoya, in ďsaka at the Kabukiza in the drama "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki".
Nakamura Baigyoku III playing the role of Masaoka in the drama "Meiboku Sendai Hagi" (print made by ďta Masamitsu)
The Nakamura Baigyoku line of actors
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