|NAMIKI GOHEI III|
Pen name: Namikinoya
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Existence: 1789 ~ 14th day of the 10th lunar month of 1855 
Master: Namiki Gohei II
Son: Namiki Gohei IV
Disciple: Shinoda Sasuke
1789: born in Edo.
1789 ~ 1819: disciple of Shinoda Kinji I, he receives the name of Shinoda S˘roku.
7th day of the 7th lunar month of 1819: his master Namiki Gohei II dies.
1824: he takes the name of Shinoda Kinji II.
Spring 1841: Gohei goes to ďsaka to work at the Kado no Shibai.
7th lunar month of 1847: Gohei works at the Ichimuraza, along with Shimizu Sh˘shichi II, Sakurada Jisuke III, Matsushima Hanji IV, Tajima Konosuke II and Fukumori Kyűji, on a great program which is entitled "Onoe Baiju Ichidai Banashi" and which commemorates the 32nd anniversary (33rd memorial service) of late Onoe Sh˘roku I.
1st lunar month of 1851: Gohei works in ďsaka at the Wakadayű no Shibai on the drama "Iwami Jűtar˘".
14th day of the 10th lunar month of 1855 : Gohei dies in Edo.
Namiki Gohei III was an Edo sakusha, who worked on more than 30 dramas. "The third Gohei was a follower of the second Namiki, and it was he who collaborated with the seventh Danjűr˘ in giving the finishing touches to "Kanjinch˘", Kabuki's music-drama masterpiece." (ZoŰ Kincaid in "Kabuki, the Popular Stage of Japan")
 the 14th day of the 10th lunar month of the 2nd year of the Ansei era was the 23rd of November 1855 in the western calendar.
The Namiki Gohei line of playwrights
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