|‘TANI HIROEMON II|
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Poetry names: BanfŻ
Master: ‘tani Hiroemon I
Son: ‘tani RyŻzaemon II
Disciple: ‘tani Kuniji I
He started his career at an unknown date, as a disciple of ‘tani Hiroemon I, who gave him the name of ‘tani Kotosuke.
11th lunar month of 1716: he became katakiyaku and took the name of ‘tani RyŻzaemon I in at the Nakamuraza, performing in the kaomise drama "Mitsudomoe Katoku Biraki", which celebrated the shŻmei of Arashi KiyosaburŰ II.
11th lunar month of 1745: ‘tani RyŻzaemon I and his son ‘tani Hiroshichi I respectively took the names of ‘tani Hiroemon II and ‘tani RyŻzaemon II; the father performed at the Nakamuraza and the son was at the Ichimuraza; the new Hiroemon played the role of ItŰ no NyŻdŰ in the kaomise drama "Suehiro Izu Nikki", which celebrated the arrival in Edo of the Kamigata actor Fujikawa HeikurŰ and the shŻmei of Nakamura DenkurŰ II.
 The 19th day of the 2nd lunar month of the 6th year of the KyŰhŰ era was the 16th of March 1721 in the western calendar.
The ‘tani RyŻzaemon line of actors
The ‘tani Hiroemon line of actors
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