|ARASHI HINASUKE X|
real name: Imai Masao
Line number: J█DAIME (X)
Poetry name: Minshi
Existence: 4 October 1913 ~ 29 January 1986
Disciples: Arashi Hinaz˘, Nakayama Isshi II
4 October 1913: born in T˘ky˘.
February 1920: disciple of Nakamura Kichiemon I, he made his debut on stage (hatsubutai) at the Ichimuraza, where he received the name of Nakamura Ch˘tar˘ and played a kamuro role in the drama "Gosho no Goroz˘".
1935: he became a disciple of Nakamura Moshio IV and joined with his master the T˘h˘ Gekidan troupe.
1941: Ch˘tar˘ settled in Kansai.
February 1943: He was finally allowed to take a prestigious name, Arashi Hinasuke X at the ďsaka Kabukiza, playing the role of Hatsugiku in the drama "Ehon Taik˘ki".
April 1979: historic revival at the Meijiza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV long-forgotten play "Haji Momiji Ase no Kaomise" (commonly called "Date no Jűyaku"); Hinasuke played the role of Sakae Gozen [casting].
February 1983: Hinasuke fell ill while performing with Ichikawa Ennosuke's troupe in ďsaka at the Umeda Koma Theater.
29 January 1986: Hinasuke died.
Arashi Hinasuke X was an important supporting actor in Kamigata, although he was born and trained in T˘ky˘, excelling in roles like Ichimonjiya Osai in "Kanadehon Chűshingura" or Oen in "Fűin Giri". He performed with Ichikawa Ennosuke's troupe in his latter years, especially in akuba roles.
The Arashi Hinasuke line of actors
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