ONOE KZ
   
TWO GENERATIONS
Onoe Kz I
Onoe Kz I  In Japanese | Segawa Chgor  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. His first stage name was Segawa Chgor and he was recorded for the first time in the 11th lunar month of 1777 as an iroko performing at the Nakamuraza. Was he a disciple of Segawa Kikunoj III? He became later a wakashugata. He joined the Onoe clan led by kawa Kikugor III in Fall 1817 and received the name of Onoe Kz I in the 11th lunar month of 1817. He was active in Edo up to 1823, performing as a katakiyaku or a jitsuaku. No record afterwards.

Onoe Kz II
 

The actor Onoe Kz II held this name from the 8th lunar month of 1868 [1] (or the 8th lunar month of 1871 [2]) to February 1934.

Onoe Kz II playing the role of the bant Chkur in the drama "Sumidagawa Gonichi no Omokage", which was staged in September 1927 at the Kabukiza

 

Notes

[1] He took the name of Onoe Kz II in the 8th lunar month of 1871 according to Nojima Jusabur's book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten".

[2] He took the name of Onoe Kz II in the 8th lunar month of 1871 according to the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiy Meiseki Benran".

 
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