ICHIMURA KAMEZď
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Ichimura Kamez˘ I
 

The actor Ichimura Uzaemon IX held the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ I from the 2nd lunar month of 1745 to the 7th lunar month of 1762.

Ichimura Kamez˘ I in a print made by Ishikawa Toyonobu

Ichimura Kamez˘ II
 

The actor Ichimura Uzaemon X held the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ II from the 11th lunar month of 1762 to the 8th lunar month of 1785.

Ichimura Kamez˘ II in a print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘ in 1770

Ichimura Kamez˘ III
Ichimura Kamez˘ III  In Japanese | Kataoka Tar˘  In Japanese | Kataoka Aizabur˘  In Japanese
 

Born in ďsaka the 7th of January 1890. Son of a merchant, he started his career as a disciple of the actor Kataoka Gat˘ III. He went to T˘ky˘ with his master, where he received the name of Kataoka Aizabur˘ in February 1897 at the Harukiza. He quickly went back to ďsaka and took the name of Kataoka Tar˘ in August 1898 at the Kadoza. He settled in T˘ky˘ in 1907 and was adopted by Ichimura Uzaemon XV. He finally took the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ III in April 1911 at the Kabukiza, playing the role of Hideyori in the drama "Kiri Hitoha". This tachiyaku actor died the 25th of September 1935.

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Ichimura Toratar˘ Kizen Tachibanaya

Ichimura Kamez˘ III playing the role of Tadanobu Rihei in the drama "Shiranami Gonin Otoko" (1920s)

 
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