|NAKAMURA MATAZď II|
Real name: It˘ Susumu
Other name: Taguchi Daiz˘
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Existence: 4 June 1933 ~ 7 March 2017
1958: he graduated from Sophia University (T˘ky˘) and became disciple of the famous actor Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VIII.
1961: he became disciple of Nakamura Matagor˘ II.
June 1962: he made his first appearance on stage, in T˘ky˘ at the Takarazuka Gekij˘, performing in the "Tokaiya/Daimotsu no Ura" scenes of the classic "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura" and in the drama "Hana no Sh˘gai".
May 1967: he became nadai and received the name of Nakamura Mataz˘ II.
16 January 1975: his first master Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VIII died.
1982: 4-week seminar at the Munich University (Germany). Mataz˘ played the role of Taira no Tomomori in the dance "Funa Benkei".
May 1984: seminar in Germany.
April 1986: Kabuki tour in South America [more details].
June 1987: seminar at the Dartington College of Arts in Devon (England).
April ~ June 1989: Mataz˘ was invited by the Strasbourg University (France) for a Kabuki workshop.
May 1990: Mataz˘ took part in a theatre festival in Berlin.
August ~ September 1996: tour in Hungary and Austria with Nakamura Shijaku II.
May 1999: seminar in London.
21 February 2009: his second master Nakamura Matagor˘ II died.
7 March 2017: Mataz˘ died.
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