Master: Onoe Ukon I
Disciples: Onoe Kikusabur˘ I, Onoe Kikugor˘ I
11th lunar month of 1716: He took the name of Onoe Samon in Ky˘to, playing the role of Princess Ono in the kaomise drama "Tatsu no Miyako Ikuyo no Yonedawara" which was produced by Yamatoyama Jinzaemon I.
11th lunar month of 1717: Samon played the role of Magosabur˘'s ny˘b˘ Okume in Sakakiyama Kansuke I's kaomise drama "ďmu Gaeshi Momotose Gitsune", which was produced by Sakakiyama Shirotar˘ I at Hayagumo Ch˘dayű's theater; his stage partners were Shibazaki Rinzaemon I, Kirinami Takie, Yamada Jinpachi, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ I, Sawamura Otoemon I, Sakakiyama Koshir˘ I, Katayama Kozaemon, Matsushima Moheiji and Band˘ Matajűr˘ I.
Fall 1718: Samon went to Edo.
11th lunar month of 1718: Samon played at the Ichimuraza the role of K˘bai in the kaomise drama "Gozen N˘ Mitsu Uroko", sharing the stage with Ogawa Zengor˘ I, Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II, ďtani Hiroji I, Ichimura Takenoj˘ IV, Sodeoka Masanosuke II, ďkuma Utaemon, Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I, Nakajima Mihoemon I and Onogawa Orie.
1st lunar month of 1719: Samon's rank in the Edo hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was one black stroke below j˘-j˘-(hanshiro)kichi (superior - superior - almost excellent) rank [visual]. He played at the Ichimuraza the role of Manju (disguised as Soga Jűr˘ Sukenari) in the drama "Fukujukai ďmi Genji". His stage partner in the role of Kanju (disguised as Soga Gor˘ Tokimune) was Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II.
Fall 1719: Samon went back to Kamigata.
11thn lunar month of 1719: Samon played in Ky˘to the role of the eye doctor Makino in the kaomise drama "H˘raisan Hiyoku no Tsurukame", which was produced by Yamatoyama Jinzaemon I for the nadai Ebisuya Kichir˘bŕ.
1st lunar month of 1720: Samon's rank in one Ky˘to hy˘banki, wakaonnagata section, was j˘-j˘-kichi. In another 1720 Ky˘to hy˘banki, he was ranked one black stroke below j˘-j˘-(hanshiro)kichi (superior - superior - excellent) rank [visual]. No record afterwards.
Onoe Samon was an onnagata Ky˘to actor, who was active from the beginning of the 1710s to the beginning of the 1720s. He made a short but quite successful career, which included a 1-season stay in Edo.
Yashio Ikuemon (left), Sakakiyama Koshir˘ I (center) and Onoe Samon (right) playing the roles of Onoemon, Wadabara Yasozaemon and the eye doctor Makino in the kaomise drama "H˘raisan Hiyoku no Tsurukame", which was staged in Ky˘to in the 11th lunar month of 1719
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