ICHIKAWA HAKUZď
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Hakuz˘ I
 

The actor Ichikawa Danz˘ VI held the name of Ichikawa Hakuz˘ I from 1831 to the 10th lunar month of 1835.

Ichikawa Hakuz˘ II
 

The actor Ichikawa Danz˘ VII held the name of Ichikawa Hakuz˘ II from the 11th lunar month of 1847 to the 7th lunar month of 1854.

Ichikawa Hakuz˘ III
Ichikawa Hakuz˘ III  In Japanese | Ichikawa Monzabur˘ III  In Japanese | Ichikawa Mikamatsu  In Japanese
 

Born in T˘ky˘ the 5th of January 1901. He was the son of Ichikawa Sh˘en, a disciple of Ichikawa Danz˘ VII. He started his career as a disciple of Ichikawa Danz˘ VII and his first stage name was Ichikawa Mikamatsu. He made his debut on stage in May 1905 at the Hong˘za. He became nadai and celebrated the event in May 1935 at the Meijiza, where he took the name of Ichikawa Monzabur˘ III. He performed for a while with his master's son Ichikawa Kuz˘ IV or Nakamura Kichiemon I. Then, he left in 1944 the main theaters to perform in koshibai in T˘ky˘, Kawasaki or Yokohama. He joined the Katabamiza troupe after WWII and became a movie actor. He was back in ˘shibai in 1963. He took the name of Ichikawa Hakuz˘ III in April 1966 at the Kabukiza, playing the role of Ichihara Dampei in the "Banshű Shoshazan" scene of the drama "Kiichi H˘gen Sanryaku no Maki" which was staged to commemorate the last stage appearance of Ichikawa Danz˘ VIII. He appeared on stage in June 1974, in T˘ky˘ at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘, where he performed in "Terakoya", "Abura no Jigoku" and "Ohama Goten". He died the 13th of September 1974.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Miyoshiya, Mikawaya Uchijima Ryűtar˘

Ichikawa Hakuz˘ III portraying a chaya owner

 
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