|BANDÔ MATAKURÔ III|
Bandô Matakurô III
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Existence: ??? ~ 24th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1722
Grandfather: Bandô Matakurô I
Uncle: Morita Kan'ya I
???: date of birth in Edo unknown. His father Bandô Matajirô I gives him the name of Bandô Fukumatsu. He takes at an unknown date the name of Bandô Matajirô II.
11th lunar month of 1699: Morita Kan'ya II and Bandô Matajirô II respectively take the names of Bandô Matazaemon II and Morita Kan'ya III.
10th day of the 4th lunar month of 1700: his grandfather Bandô Matakurô I dies.
29 november 1703: an earthquake hits Edo and the resulting fires destroy the Moritaza.
28th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1704: his brother Bandô Matatarô I dies.
24th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1722: Matakurô dies.
Bandô Matakurô III was an outstanding dancer of the Genroku era. As an actor, he was limited to roles with few lines because of his bad diction. He was also the zamoto of the Moritaza from the end of 1699 to the beginning of 1712. He died in his prime (most likely at the end of his twenties).
The mon of Bandô Matakurô III (the wood sorrel)
The Morita Kan'ya line of actors and theater managers
The Bandô Matakurô line of actors and theater managers
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