|ICHIKAWA EBIJ█Rď II|
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Poetry names: Shinsh˘
Existence: 1806 ~ 24th day of the 11th lunar month of 1829
Father: Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ I
1806: born in ďsaka; his first stage name is Ichikawa Sukez˘ I.
1817: Ichikawa Sukez˘ I takes the name of Ichikawa Ichiz˘ II.
Fall 1821: Ichiz˘ and his father Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ I go back to ďsaka.
16th day of the 7th lunar month of 1827: his father Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ I dies.
Fall 1827: Ichiz˘ go to Edo.
Fall 1828: Ichiz˘ goes back to ďsaka.
11th lunar month of 1828: Ichikawa Ichiz˘ II takes the name of Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ II.
1st lunar month of 1829: Ebijűr˘'s rank in the Kamigata hy˘banki, jitsuaku/katakiyaku section, is j˘-j˘-(shiro)kichi (superior - superior - (white) excellent). He is the kanjiku for this category of actors.
7th lunar month of 1829: Ebijűr˘ appears on stage for the last time, in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai, where he plays the role of Daishichi in the drama "Go Taiheiki Shiraishi Banashi". He also plays the roles of Horiguchi Man'emon and Ude no Jihei in the drama "Kizugawa no Hakkei". He suddenly falls ill and has to retire.
24th day of the 11th lunar month of 1829: Ebijűr˘ dies in ďsaka; his tombstone is located in the precincts of the Daifukuin sub-temple of the Mitsudera temple (ďsaka).
Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ II playing the role of Horiguchi Man'emon in the drama "Sao no Uta Kizugawa Hakkei", which was staged in the 7th lunar month of 1829 in ďsaka at the Kado no Shibai (print made by Shunshosai Hokuch˘)
The Ichikawa Ichiz˘ line of actors
The Ichikawa Ebijűr˘ line of actors
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