|ONOE FUJAKU III|
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry name: Seiga (?)
Existence: 1793 ~ 5th day of the 1st lunar month of 1831
Master: Onoe Koisabur˘ I
Brother: Onoe Shinshichi II
Son: Onoe Fujaku V
1793 ~ 1818: he starts his career as a disciple of Onoe Koisabur˘ I, who gives him the name of Onoe Tokumatsu II. He spend most of his early years performing in the precincts of temples or shrines in ďsaka or Ky˘to (miyaji shibai).
9th day of the 3rd lunar month of 1809: his master Onoe Koisabur˘ I dies.
18th day of the 6th lunar month of 1818: his brother Onoe Shinshichi II dies.
1818 ~ 1819: Onoe Tokumatsu II takes the name of Onoe Fujaku III.
3rd ~ 6th lunar months of 1824: tour in Nagoya; Fujaku performs at the Seijuin no Shibai, sharing the stage with Arashi Sankatsu IV, Arashi Mitsugor˘ and Ichikawa Tsuruz˘.
1st lunar month of 1826: Fujaku achieves a great success at the ďnishi no Shibai by playing the role of Oguri Hangan in the drama "Hime Kurabe Futaba Ez˘shi"; the role of Princess Terute is played by Nakayama Isshi I.
7th lunar month of 1826: Fujaku plays in the same theater the role of Hagizuka Narutonosuke in the drama "Momo Chidori Naruto no Shiranami".
2nd lunar month of 1827: Fujaku plays at the Takeda no Shibai (ďsaka) the roles of ďboshi Yuranosuke, Hayano Kanpei and Yashichi in the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura"; his main stage partners are Onoe Tamiz˘ II, Kataoka Ichiz˘ I and Nakayama Isshi I.
1st lunar month of 1831: Fujaku suddenly falls ill and dies in ďsaka.
Onoe Fujaku III playing the role of the wakat˘ Shinbŕ in the drama "Azuma Namari Koi no Fukagawa" (print made by Shunkyokusai Hokumei in 1830)
The Onoe Fujaku line of actors
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