NAKAMURA SHIROGORď
   
SEVEN GENERATIONS
Nakamura Shirogor˘ I
 

The actor Nakamura Shirogor˘ I held this name from 1697 to the 10th lunar month of 1709, then from the 1st lunar month of 1711 to the 1st lunar month of 1712.

The mon of Nakamura Shirogor˘ I

Nakamura Shirogor˘ II
Nakamura Shirogor˘ II  In Japanese | Nakamura Sanshir˘  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Relative of Nakamura Shirogor˘ I, he made his debut on stage (hatsubutai) in the 11th lunar month of 1711 in Ky˘to, where he received the name of Nakamura Sanshir˘ and performed as a wakaonnagata. He was adopted by Nakamura Shirogor˘ I and turned to wakashugata in 1713. He spent several years performing in tabi shibai and his name did not appear in Kamigata ˘shibai. He became tachiyaku and took the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ II in the 11th lunar month of 1725 at the Naka no Shibai, playing the role of Mochizuki Daisuke in the kaomise drama "H˘raisan Imose no Matsu". He also performed as a jitsuaku from the following year. He worked on the ďsaka and Ky˘to stages until the middle of the 1730s. His last rank in a Kabuki hy˘banki, tachiyaku section in 1734, was j˘-j˘ (superior - superior).

Nakamura Shirogor˘ II playing the role of Kiso no Yoshinaka in the drama "Kaga no Kuni Shinohara Gassen", which was staged in the 3rd lunar month of 1729 at the Kado no Shibai

Nakamura Shirogor˘ III
Nakamura Shirogor˘ III  In Japanese | Ichikawa Ky˘z˘  In Japanese
 

Born in Ky˘to in 1725. He was an inaka shibai actor. He called himself Ichikawa Ky˘z˘ in Ky˘to koshibai in 1747. He was quickly spotted by Nakamura Kiyosabur˘ I and became his disciple. He took the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ III in the 11th lunar month of 1747 at the Kitagawa no Shibai, where he performed in the kaomise drama "Teikin ďrai Manzoku Kagami", which was produced by Nakamura Matsubŕ I and celebrated the shűmei of Sakakiyama K˘shir˘ II and his son Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ II. He appeared on stage for the last time in the 1st lunar month of 1766, fell ill and died in Ky˘to the 20th of the 9th lunar month of 1766.

There will be in the future to come a full page dedicated to Nakamura Shirogor˘ III in kabuki21.com.

Nakamura Shirogor˘ III playing the role of Shizumanosuke in the ni-no-kawari drama "Ide no Tamagawa Sh˘hei Ori", which was staged in the 12th lunar month of 1762 at the Naka no Shibai

Nakamura Shirogor˘ IV
 

The actor Mikuni Fujigor˘ held the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ IV from the 11th lunar month of 1769 to the 10th lunar month of 1772.

Nakamura Shirogor˘ V
Nakamura Shirogor˘ V  In Japanese | Nakamura Shinshir˘  In Japanese | Kirishima Gonz˘  In Japanese | Nakamura Gonz˘ II  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. Brother of Nakamura Matsubŕ II, he started his career in 1751 as a disciple of Nakamura Kiyosabur˘ I, who gave him the name of Nakamura Gonz˘ II. He joined Kirishima Gizaemon I in 1757 and changed his name to Kirishima Gonz˘. He went on tour in 1758 in Edo, where he took back the name of Nakamura Gonz˘. He went back to Ky˘to in Fall 1764 and took the name of Nakamura Shinshir˘ in the 11th lunar month of 1764 at the Kitagawa no Shibai, where he performed in the kaomise drama "Genpei Tsűrikimaru". He finally took the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ V in ďsaka in the 11th lunar month of 1771, while his brother was still holding the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ IV and held it up to Fall 1772. For one season, there was one Nakamura Shirogor˘ in ďsaka and one in Edo. This katakiyaku actor was active in Kamigata up to 1776.

Nakamura Shirogor˘ V playing the role of Wake no Munetsura in the kaomise drama "Temomutsumajiya Ryűgű no Shimadai", which was staged in the 11th lunar month of 1771 at the Naka no Shibai

Nakamura Shirogor˘ VI
Nakamura Shirogor˘ VI  In Japanese | Mizuki Uzaemon  In Japanese
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. His first stage name was Mizuki Uzaemon (his relationship to the Mizuki clan is unknown) and he took the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ VI during the Bunsei era (his relationship to the Nakamura clan is also unknown). This minor katakiyaku/jitsuaku actor was active up to the beginning of the 1830s.

Nakamura Shirogor˘ VII
 

The actor Nakamura Shirogor˘ VII held this name from April 1976 to April 2007.

 
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