YAMAMURA GIEMON
   
THREE GENERATIONS
 

The actor Yamamura Giemon I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1712 to the 10th lunar month of 1715, then from the 11th lunar month of 1723 to 1728 (?).

Yamamura Giemon I playing the role of Sasareishi Hideemon in the kaomise drama "Imosegami Aioi no Futabayama", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1727 in ďsaka at the Naka no Shibai

Yamamura Giemon II
 

The actor Yamamura Giemon II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1779 to the 10th lunar month of 1781, then from the 1st lunar month of 1784 to the 1st lunar month of 1803.

Yamamura Giemon II playing the role of Sakae Hida-no-Kami in the new year drama "Keisei Yanagi Zakura", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1793 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Ryűk˘sai Jokei)

Yamamura Giemon III
Yamamura Giemon III  In Japanese | Arashi Heikur˘  In Japanese | Arashi Matsujir˘ II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He started his career in Kamigata (as a disciple of Arashi Hinasuke I ?) and his first stage names were Arashi Matsujir˘ II and Arashi Heikur˘. He went to Edo in Fall 1805 and took the name of Yamamura Giemon III in the 11th lunar month of 1805 at the Kawarazakiza, performing in the kaomise drama "Ch˘ Hanagata Koi Muko Genji". He went back to Kamigata and traveled back to Edo in the 1st lunar month of 1810, along with Ichikawa Ichiz˘ I, Fujikawa Tomokichi II, Asao Yűjir˘ I, ďtani Monz˘ I, Kan˘ San'emon II, Sanj˘ Namie II, Ichikawa Tsurusabur˘ I and Band˘ Nariemon. This minor katakiyaku played in the 4th lunar month of 1811 at the Moritaza, the role of Ono no Kudayű in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura". He disappeared from the record after this date.

 
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