ICHIKAWA DANSHICHI
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Danshichi I
 

The actor Tsuuchi Monzabur˘ III held the name of Ichikawa Danshichi I from 1799 to the 10th lunar month of 1816 .

Matsumoto Sankichi (bottom/left) and Ichikawa Danshichi I (top/right) in the backstage of the Nakamuraza in the 11th lunar month of 1811 (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)

Ichikawa Danshichi II
Ichikawa Danshichi II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Ichikawa Danshichi II was recorded in the 1838 Edo hy˘banki, koyaku section. No record afterwards.

Ichikawa Danshichi III
 

The actor Ichikawa Shinjűr˘ III held the name of Ichikawa Danshichi III from June 1888 to March 1899.

Ichikawa Danshichi III playing the role of Sait˘ Sabur˘ in the drama "Nichirenki", which was staged in May 1894 at the Kabukiza (print made by K˘ch˘r˘ H˘sai)

Ichikawa Danshichi IV
Ichikawa Danshichi IV  In Japanese
 

Born in 1910. Disciple of Matsumoto Takegor˘, he received the name of Ichikawa Danshichi IV in April 1918. No record afterwards. His real name was Nakamura Akira.

 
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