JITSUKAWA ENTARÔ
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Jitsukawa Entarô I
 

The actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô II held the name of Jitsukawa Entarô I from the 1850s to the 1st lunar month of 1865.

The actors Nakayama Nanshi II and Jitsukawa Entarô I playing the roles of Mutsunoku and Ishii Hanzaburô in the drama "Katakiuchi Ukigi no Kame", which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1855 at the Kado no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Hirosada)

Jitsukawa Entarô II
 

The actor Kawarazaki Kunitarô IV held the name of Jitsukawa Entarô II from May 1907 to May 1912.

Jitsukawa Entarô III
 

The actor Jitsukawa Enzaburô VI held the name of Jitsukawa Entarô III from January 1919 to February 1935.

Jitsukawa Entarô III playing the role of Shizuka Gozen in the dance-drama "Yoshinoyama"

Jitsukawa Entarô IV
Jitsukawa Entarô IV  In Japanese | Nakamura Shôjirô  In Japanese | Onoe Kikuno II  In Japanese
 

Born the 9th of April 1927. Disciple of Onoe Kikugorô VI, he started his career in May 1941 at the Kabukiza and his first stage name was Onoe Kikuno II. He took the name of Nakamura Shôjirô in November 1945 in Ôsaka. He joined the Jitsukawa clan and finally took the name of Jitsukawa Entarô IV in October 1950 at the Minamiza, playing the role of the geisha Tamazuru in the drama "Yodo no Aki". He appeared on stage for the last time in September 1967, in Ôsaka at the Asahiza, where he played the role of a koshimoto and the nyôbô Oiro in "Migawari Zazen" and "Yotsuya Kaidan". No record afterwards. He held the name of Jitsukawa Entarô IV up to December 1971. In the latest edition (2012) of the "Kabuki Haiyû Meiseki Benran", it was written that he died in 2005.

 
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