EIGHTEEN GENERATIONS
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ I
  The founder of the line Nakamura Kanzabur˘ I held this name from his birth in 1598 to his death in the 6th lunar month of 1658.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ I

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ II
  The actor and zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ II held this name from 1662 to the 8th lunar month of 1674.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III
  The actor and zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III held this name from the 9th lunar month of 1674 to the 8th lunar month of 1678.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IV
  The actor Nakamura Denkur˘ I held the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IV from the 8th lunar month of 1678 to the 12th lunar month of 1683.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ V
  The actor and zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ V held this name from the 10th lunar month of 1684 to the 9th lunar month of 1701.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI
  The zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI held this name from the 10th lunar month of 1701 to the 7th lunar month of 1750.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII
  The zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VII held this name from the 8th lunar month of 1750 to the 2nd lunar month of 1775.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VIII
  The actor and zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VIII held this name from the 9th lunar month of 1775 to the 11th lunar month of 1777.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IX
 

Born in Edo in 1765. Grandson of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II, he started his career as a koyaku in 1769, performing under the name of Nakamura Shichinosuke I. A great shűmei for Matsumoto K˘shir˘ II and Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V was staged at the Nakamuraza in the 11th lunar month of 1770, as part of the in the kaomise drama "Nue no Mori Ichiy˘ no Mato". Nakamura Shichinosuke I and his grandfather Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II respectively took the names of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ III and Nakamura Sh˘ch˘ during this event, which also celebrated the arrival in Edo of Ichikawa Danz˘ III and Yamashita Kinsaku II. Shichisabur˘ was adopted in 1777 by Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VIII, who died the 15th of the 11th lunar month of 1777. He finally took the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IX in the 1st lunar month of 1778 and managed the theater for 8 seasons, up to his sudden death the 29th of the 7th lunar month of 1785.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ X
 

Born in Edo in a wealthy family living in the district of Asakusa Fukui-ch˘. He gave 300 ry˘ to Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VIII in order to marry his daughter Osan. He took the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ X in the 6th lunar month of 1786 and became the new zamoto of the Nakamuraza. He tried to manage the theater but the debt was too heavy and, in a cowardly way, he decided to run away in the 4th lunar month of 1787. He died in Edo the 3rd of the 5th lunar month of 1810.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XI
  The zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XI held this name from the 4th lunar month of 1787 to the 8th lunar month of 1829.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XII
  The zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XII held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1829 to the 3rd lunar month of 1850.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIII
  The zamoto Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIII held this name from the 4th lunar month of 1850 to 1875.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIII in a print made by Utagawa Kunisada II in 1865

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIV
 

The actor Nakamura Nakaz˘ III never officially held the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ but he was considered as the 14th in this line of zamoto.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XV
 

The zamoto Nakamura Akashi V, son of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIII, never officially held the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ but he was considered as the 15th member of this line.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVI
 

Nakamura Fujiko, the daughter of Nakamura Akashi V and granddaughter of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XIII, was considered as the 16th member of this line.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII
  The actor Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII held this name from January 1950 to April 1988.

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII playing the role of Miuranosuke in the drama "Kamakura Sandaiki" in a print made by ďta Masamitsu

Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVIII
  The actor Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVIII held this name from March 2005 to December 2012.
 
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