NAKAMURA KICHIGORď
   
TWO GENERATIONS
Nakamura Kichigor˘ 0.1
Nakamura Kichigor˘  In Japanese
 

A minor koyaku actor was recorded in the 1755 Edo hy˘banki (both 1st and 3rd lunar month hy˘banki). There were also record in the 3rd lunar month of 1768 and 1st lunar month of 1782. It is not possible to clarify the fact that it might be records for the same actor.

The name of Nakamura Kichigor˘ in the 1755 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Nakamura Kichigor˘ 0.2
Nakamura Kichigor˘  In Japanese
 

A minor koyaku actor held the name of Nakamura Kichigor˘ from the 11th lunar month of 1796 to the 11th lunar month of 1799. No record afterwards.

The name of Nakamura Kichigor˘ in the 1798 Edo hy˘banki (the zone within the red box)

Nakamura Kichigor˘ 0.3
Nakamura Kichigor˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He was a disciple of Nakamura Kichiemon I, who was the zagashira of a troupe of children-actors (kodomo shibai) performing in Asakusa. He was active in T˘ky˘ up to 1926. No record afterwards.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Harimaya Fukubara Seikichi
Nakamura Kichigor˘ I
Nakamura Kichigor˘ I  In Japanese | Nakamura Manzabur˘  In Japanese
 

Born the 17th of September 1930 in Iwakuni. He became a disciple of Nakamura Kichiemon I, received the name of Nakamura Manzabur˘ and made his debut on stage (hatsubutai) in December 1948 in Ky˘to at the Minamiza, where he played the role of a taiko mochi in the drama "Yoshidaya". He became nadai and took the name of Nakamura Kichigor˘ I in September 1957 at the Kabukiza, performing in "Jinshin no Ran" and "M˘jazuma". This program celebrated also the shűmei of 3 others nadai actors: Matsumoto K˘jaku I, Matsumoto Komagor˘ II and Matsumoto K˘nosuke. It was also the hatsubutai of Ichikawa Arajir˘ III and Matsumoto Matsunosuke. He appeared on stage for the last time in May 1988, in T˘ky˘ at the Kabukiza, where he played the role of the tedai Yoshiz˘ in the drama "Aoto Z˘shi Hana no Nishikie". He died the 15th of October 1990.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Harimaya Takaku Yoshio
Nakamura Kichigor˘ II
Nakamura Kichigor˘ II  In Japanese | Nakamura Kichiji  In Japanese
 

Born the 14th of April 1955. He started his career in June 1978 at the T˘yoko Gekij˘, performing with the Zenshinza troupe. He officially joined this troupe in March 1979 and left it in April 1981. He became a disciple of Nakamura Kichiemon II in June 1981 and received the name of Nakamura Kichiji in October 1981, performing a supporting role at the Kabukiza in the drama "Kagatobi". He became nadai and celebrated it in September 1998 at the Kabukiza, where he received the name of Nakamura Kichigor˘ II and played the role of Sh˘bayashi Hayato in the drama "Nij˘j˘ no Kiyomasa".

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Harimaya Kataoka Yuzuru
 
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