|NAKAMURA KANZABURď V|
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Existence: 1666 ~ 19th day of the 9th lunar month of 1701 
Grandfather: Nakamura Kanzabur˘ I
Father: Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III
Brother: Nakamura Denshichi
Son-in-law: Nakamura Kanzabur˘ VI
1666: born in Edo. Son of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III. His first name was Nakamura Takematsu.
16th day of the 8th lunar month of 1674 : his uncle Nakamura Kanzabur˘ II died.
9th lunar month of 1674: his father took the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III.
11th day of the 8th lunar month of 1678 : his father Nakamura Kanzabur˘ III died. As he was too young to become zamoto, both the name and the position were given to his adopted brother Nakamura Kantar˘ I.
1st lunar month of 1684: Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IV took the name of Nakamura Denkur˘ I at the Nakamuraza.
10th lunar month of 1684: Nakamura Takematsu took the name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ V.
11 lunar month of 1696: premiere at the at the Nakamuraza of the first kakikae ky˘gen of Kabuki History, based on "Narukami", with a female Narukami instead of a male Narukami; it was entitled "Neko no Koneko" [more details].
1st lunar month of 1697: premiere of the bombastic "Shibaraku" scene (Kabuki Jűhachiban), at the Nakamuraza, performed within the drama "Daifukuch˘ Sankai Nagoya". Ichikawa Danjűr˘ I played the superhero role; his stage partners were the onnagata Ogino Sawanoj˘ and the katakiyaku Yamanaka Heikur˘ I.
10th day of the 12th lunar month of 1698 : a fire broke out in the district of Nihonbashi Hongoku-ch˘, destroying both the Ichimuraza and the Nakamuraza.
1st lunar month of 1701: premiere at the Nakamuraza of the bombastic play "Z˘hiki" (Kabuki Jűhachiban), included in the drama "Keisei ďsh˘kun". The hero and the villain were played by Ichikawa Danjűr˘ I and Yamanaka Heikur˘ I.
19th day of the 9th lunar month of 1701 : Kanzabur˘ died.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ V was the fifth zamoto of the Nakamuraza. He managed his theater for 17 years. He was said to be an outstanding dancer.
 The 19th day of the 9th lunar month of the 14th year of the Genroku era was the 20th of October 1701 in the western calendar.
 The 26th day of the 8th lunar month of the 2nd year of the Enp˘ era was the 25th of September 1674 in the western calendar.
 The 11th day of the 8th lunar month of the 6th year of the Enp˘ era was the 26th of September 1678 in the western calendar.
 The 10th day of the 12th lunar month of the 11th year of the Genroku era was the 10th of January 1699 in the western calendar.
Nakamura Kanzabur˘ V in an ilustration from the book "Kokon Shibai Irokurabe Hyakunin Isshu" (1st lunar month of 1693)
The Nakamura Kanzabur˘ line of actors and theater managers
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