|MIMASU DAIGORď III|
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry names: Kikaku, Yuk˘
Existence: 1782 ~ 17th day of the 10th lunar month of 1824 
Father: Mimasu Daigor˘ II
Master: Yoshizawa Iroha I (Ayame V)
Sons: Mimasu Yoshisabur˘, Mimasu Daigor˘ IV
Grandsons: Mimasu Gengor˘ I, Mimasu Gengor˘ II
Disciple: Mimasu Daitar˘
1782: born in Ky˘to.
1788: he started his career as a disciple of the actor Yoshizawa Iroha I, who gave him the name of Yoshizawa Kamez˘.
Fall 1800: Kamez˘ went to Ky˘to.
11th lunar month of 1800: Yoshizawa Kamez˘, thanks to the patronage of his master Yoshizawa Iroha I, took the name of Mimasu Daigor˘ III at the Kitagawa no Shibai, playing the role of Dankur˘ in the drama "Shin Usuyuki Monogatari", which was produced by Kataoka Ainosuke I.
2nd ~ 3rd lunar months of 1802: Daigor˘ replaced the star Kataoka Nizaemon VII, who fell ill, in the role of Yoshikata in the drama "Genpei Nunobiki no Taki", which was produced by Anegawa Kamesabur˘ at the Kado no Shibai.
6th lunar month of 1804: tour in Nagoya with Band˘ Hikosabur˘ III, Nakamura Daikichi I, Bando Jűtar˘, Segawa Hamajir˘ and Nakamura Utagor˘; Daigor˘ played at the Wakamiya no Shibai the roles of Amakawaya Gihei, Ishid˘ Umanoj˘ and Teraoka Heiemon in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".
11th lunar month of 1804: Mimasu Daigor˘ III took the name of Mimasu Seibŕ.
2nd lunar month of 1806: the play "Kamakura Sandaiki" was staged for the first time in Ky˘to, in the precincts of the Inaba Yakushi temple; the main roles were played by Yamashina Jinkichi II (Princess Toki), Band˘ Jűtar˘ (Miuranosuke) and Seibŕ (Takatsuna).
6th lunar month of 1813: Mimasu Seibŕ took back the name of Mimasu Daigor˘ III.
11th lunar month of 1814: Daigor˘ played at the Kita-Horie Ichi-no-Gawa Shibai (ďsaka) the role of Igami no Gonta in the "Sushiya" scene of the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura"; the roles of Yasuke, Osato and Yazaemon were played by Nakayama Bunshichi III, Ogino Kinshi II and Asao Kunigor˘ III.
Summer 1816: Daigor˘ went to Edo.
Fall 1817: Daigor˘ went back to Kamigata.
Fall 1824: Daigor˘ went to Edo to join his son Mimasu Gennosuke I.
17th day of the 10th lunar month of 1824 : Daigor˘ died in Edo.
Mimasu Daigor˘ III was a tachiyaku and katakiyaku actor, who spent most of his career in Kamigata minor theaters (hama shibai). He was not a popular actor but he played an important role by transmitting the art of his line to his son Mimasu Daigor˘ IV, who became one of the best Kamigata actors from the 1830's to the end of the 1850's.
 The 17th day of the 10th lunar month of the 7th year of the Bunsei era was the 7th of December 1824 in the western calendar.
 The 27th day of the 7th lunar month of the 5th year of the Kansei era was the 2nd of September 1793 in the western calendar.
 The 26th day of the 8th lunar month of the 7th year of the Bunka era was the 24th of September 1810 in the western calendar.
Mimasu Daigor˘ III portraying Ningy˘ya K˘emon in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)
The Mimasu Daigor˘ line of actors
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