Summer 1667: his name, Uemura Kamon, is recorded for the first time. He is a wakashugata performing in Edo.
1675: he becomes wakaonnagata.
1694: he takes the name of Kamon Rokusabur˘.
1699: he performs at the Ichimuraza under the name of Kamon Rokusabur˘.
1st lunar month of 1702: Rokusabur˘ plays at the Ichimuraza in the new year drama. This is most likely his last stage appearance.
Uemura Rokusabur˘ was active in Edo from the middle of the Kanbun era to the end of the Genroku era. He was considered as the first kashagata of Kabuki history. He had absolutely no relationship to the Uemura Kichiya line of actors.
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