ONOE KIKUJ█Rď
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Onoe Kikujűr˘ I
 

The actor Ichikawa Omez˘ III held the name of Onoe Kikujűr˘ I from the 11th lunar month of 1845 to the 10th lunar month of 1847.

Onoe Kikujűr˘ I playing the role of Nagao Kagekatsu in the drama "Honch˘ Nijűshik˘", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1846 at the Nakamuraza

Onoe Kikujűr˘ II
Onoe Kikujűr˘ II  In Japanese | Ichikawa Kasen  In Japanese | Ichikawa Kash˘  In Japanese | Nakamura Kametar˘  In Japanese
 

Born in 1855. Disciple of Nakamura Kamez˘, he started his career in 1861 and his first stage name was Nakamura Kametar˘. He joined the Ichikawa clan in 1885, as a disciple of Ichikawa Shinz˘ V and performed under the name of Ichikawa Kash˘. He took the name of Ichikawa Kasen in March 1895 in T˘ky˘ at the Engiza. He finally joined the Onoe clan as a disciple of Onoe Kikugor˘ V and took the name of Onoe Kikujűr˘ II in September 1899 at the Kabukiza. He died the 30th of April 1903, a few weeks after his master who died the 18th of February 1903. The real name of this supporting tachiyaku actor was Terauchi Jizabur˘.

Onoe Kikujűr˘ III
Onoe Kikujűr˘ III  In Japanese | Onoe Sangor˘  In Japanese | Ichikawa Kiyoji  In Japanese | Onoe Yoneko  In Japanese (or Onoe Sueko  In Japanese ?)
 

Born in T˘ky˘ the 1st of February 1888. He started his career as a disciple of Onoe Kikugor˘ V in May 1892, in T˘ky˘ at the Hong˘za, where he received the name of Onoe Yoneko (or Onoe Sueko ?). He performed under the name of Ichikawa Kiyoji from 1913. He took the name of Onoe Sangor˘ in September 1919. He became nadai and took the name of Onoe Kikujűr˘ III in May 1920 at the Ichimuraza, where he played the role of an otokodate in the drama "Otokodate Shibai Mae no Nigiwai". He appeared on stage for the last time in November 1955 at the ďsaka Kabukiza, where he played the role of the sobaya master's wife Okayo in the drama "Yuki no Yűbe Iriya no Azemichi". He died the 25th of December 1955. He was at the service of 3 generations of leaders of the Onoe clan: Onoe Kikugor˘ V, Onoe Kikugor˘ VI and Onoe Baik˘ VII.

Honmy˘ Haimy˘ Yag˘
Okayama Hanji Shik˘ Otowaya

Onoe Fujaku IX (left) and Onoe Kikujűr˘ III (right) in the k˘j˘ commemorating the 32th anniversary (33rd memorial service) of late Onoe Kikugor˘ V and the shűmei of Onoe Sh˘roku II, Onoe Kikunosuke III, Band˘ Shinsui VII and Onoe Matsusuke V which was staged in March 1935 at the Kabukiza

Onoe Kikujűr˘ IV
 

The actor Onoe Kikujűr˘ IV is the current holder of the name since February 1968.

 
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