BANDď HIKOSABURď VI

Stage names:

Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI In Japanese
Onoe Eizabur˘ VI In Japanese
Onoe Eiz˘ In Japanese

Other name:

Band˘ Shinsui VI In Japanese

Real name: Terashima Eiz˘

Guild: Otowaya

Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)

Poetry names: Shinsui (6), Baich˘, Rakuzen

Existence: 12 octobre 1886 ~ 28 dÚcembre 1938

Connection:

Great-grandfathers: Onoe Kikugor˘ III, Ichimura Uzaemon XI

Grandfather: Ichimura Takenoj˘ V

Father: Onoe Kikugor˘ V

Brother: Onoe Kikugor˘ VI

Adopted brothers: Onoe Baik˘ VI, Onoe Kikunosuke II

Son: Ichimura Uzaemon XVII

Grandsons: Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VIII, Ichimura Manjir˘ II, Kawarazaki Gonjűr˘ IV

Great-grandsons: Band˘ Kamesabur˘ V, Band˘ Kametoshi, Ichimura Takematsu VI, Ichimura Hikaru

Disciple: Band˘ Yaenosuke

Career:

January 1896: he appears on stage for the first time, receiving the name of Onoe Eiz˘ and playing at the Meijiza in the classic "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura".

February 1903: his father Onoe Kikugor˘ V dies.

March 1903: great shűmei at the Kabukiza for the Otowaya guild; the actors Onoe Ushinosuke II, Onoe Eizabur˘ V and Onoe Eiz˘ respectively take the names of Onoe Kikugor˘ VI, Onoe Baik˘ VI and Onoe Eizabur˘ VI [more details]

1909: Eizabur˘ is adopted by the Band˘ clan.

July 1914: Eizabur˘ plays for the first time the role of T˘ma Sabur˘emon in the drama "Tengajaya-mura", which is performed at the Kabukiza; his stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Motoemon), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII (Hayase Iori), Onoe Fujaku VIII (Somenoi) and Morita Kan'ya XIII (Hayase Genjir˘).

April 1915: Onoe Eizabur˘ VI takes the name of Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI at the Ichimuraza, playing the role of Ikyű in the drama "Sukeroku Kuruwa no Momoyogusa".

November 1915: Hikosabur˘ plays at the Yokohamaza (Yokohama) the role of T˘ma Sabur˘emon in the drama "Tengajaya-mura". His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Motoemon), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII (Hayase Iori) and Ichikawa Shinnosuke V (Hayase Genjir˘).

May 1916: a stone commemorating the memory of Onoe Kikugor˘ V is erected in the precinct of Fud˘son Temple in the district of Fukagawa in T˘ky˘.

May ~ June 1916: tour in the Southern and Western provinces of Japan with the actors Onoe Kikugor˘ VI, Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII and Onoe Kikujir˘ III.

July 1917: premiere at the Ichimuraza of the ky˘gen "Tachi Nusubito", which is adapted to kabuki by Okamura Shik˘ and performed by Onoe Kikugor˘ VI, Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII and Hikosabur˘.

December 1918: Hikosabur˘ plays at the Ichimuraza the prestigious role of the king of thieves Ishikawa Goemon in the drama "Sanmon Gosan no Kiri". The role of Mashiba Hisayoshi is played by Morita Kan'ya XIII.

May 1925: Hikosabur˘ plays at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ the role of T˘ma Sabur˘emon in the drama "Tengajaya-mura". His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Motoemon), Morita Kan'ya XIII (Hayase Iori) and Ichikawa Omez˘ IV (Hayase Genjir˘).

April 1926: Hikosabur˘ plays at the Hong˘za the role of Fuwa Kazuemon in the classic "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

February 1928: Hikosabur˘ plays the role of Hayami no T˘ta in the michiyuki "Yoshinoyama", which is performed at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘. His stage partners are Ichikawa Omez˘ IV (Shizuka Gozen) and Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Sat˘ Tadanobu).

January 1930: Hikosabur˘ plays at the Meijiza the role of Arajishi Otokonosuke in the classic "Meiboku Sendai Hagi". The role of Nikki Danj˘ is played by Onoe Kikugor˘ VI.

March 1931: Hikosabur˘ plays at the T˘ky˘ Gekij˘ the role of Arajishi Otokonosuke in the classic "Meiboku Sendai Hagi". The role of Nikki Danj˘ is played by Onoe Kikugor˘ VI.

November 1932: revival at the Kabukiza of the drama "Gedatsu", a play belonging to the Kabuki Jűhachiban; Hikosabur˘ plays the role of the priest Mongaku [more details]. Hikosabur˘ also plays in the same theater the role of Hayami no T˘ta in the michiyuki "Yoshinoyama", which is performed at the Kabukiza. His stage partners are Sawamura S˘jűr˘ VII (Shizuka Gozen) and Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Sat˘ Tadanobu).

April 1934: Hikosabur˘ plays the role of Hayami no T˘ta in the michiyuki "Yoshinoyama", which is performed at the Kabukiza. His stage partners are Onoe Baik˘ VI (Shizuka Gozen) and Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Sat˘ Tadanobu).

June 1934: premiere in T˘ky˘ at the T˘ky˘ Gekij˘ of Hasegawa Shin's drama "Kurayami no Ushimatsu", in which Hikosabur˘ plays the role of Shir˘bei. His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Ushimatsu), Ichikawa Omez˘ IV (Oyone) and Onoe Taganoj˘ III (Okuma, Oima).

February 1936: Hikosabur˘ plays the role of T˘ma Sabur˘emon at the Misonoza (Nagoya) in the drama "Tengajaya-mura". His stage partners are Onoe Kikugor˘ VI (Motoemon), Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII (Hayase Iori), Onoe Kikujir˘ IV (Somenoi) and Ichikawa Omez˘ IV (Hayase Genjir˘).

April 1936: revival at the Kabukiza of the drama "Uwanari", which belongs to the Kabuki Jűhachiban; Hikosabur˘ plays the role of Yokawa no Kohijiri [more details].

Comments:

Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI was a talented supporting tachiyaku and katakiyaku, performing in the troupe led by his brother Onoe Kikugor˘ VI.

Band˘ Hikosabur˘ VI playing the role of Matsu˘maru in the classic "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami" (print made by Natori Shunsen in 1928)

Print made by K˘ch˘r˘ H˘sai in 1903

The Onoe Eizabur˘ line of actors

The Band˘ Shinsui line of actors

The Band˘ Hikosabur˘ line of actors

 
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