|SEKI SANJ█Rď IV|
Real name: Seki Kihŕ
Poetry names: Chűsha (6), Kijaku, Kazan
Line number: YODAIME (IV)
Existence: 1835 ~ 10 July 1889
Adoptive father: Seki Sanjűr˘ III
Son: Seki Sanjűr˘ V
1835: born in Edo.
1st lunar month of 1851: adopted by Seki Sanjűr˘ III, he received the name of Seki Hanasuke I  and appeared on stage for the first time, in Edo at the Nakamuraza, where he performed as a wakashugata in the new year sogamono drama "Konoshita Soga Megumi no Masagoji".
3rd lunar month of 1862: premiere at the Ichimuraza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Aoto Z˘shi Hana no Nishikie" (commonly called "Shiranami Gonin Otoko"); Hanasuke played the role of S˘nosuke [casting].
1st lunar month of 1863: Seki Hanasuke I took the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VI at the Nakamuraza, playing the roles of Danzabur˘, Kinuya Yaichi, Sukeichi and the otokodate Mamushi no Jirokichi in the drama "Tamakushige Akebono Soga".
March 1873: Ichikawa Yaoz˘ VI took the name of Seki Sanjűr˘ IV at the Murayamaza, playing 3 roles in the drama "Taiko no Oto Chiyű Sanryaku" and the role of Gengo in the drama "Wakaidori Kasamatsu T˘ge". He also performed in the dance "Yanagi ni Kaze Fukiya no Itosuji", which mixed Tomimoto, Kiyomoto and Gidayű musical ensembles. His stage partners were Kawarasaki Gonnosuke VII, Onoe Kikugor˘ V, Band˘ Kakitsu I, Nakamura Tokiz˘ I, Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VI, Ichikawa Monnosuke V, Kawarasaki Kunitar˘ II, Yamazaki Ennosuke, Onoe Kikunosuke II and Nakamura Karoku II (who celebrated also his shűmei).
October 1874: premiere at the Kawarasakiza of Kawatake Shinshichi II's drama "Kumo no Ueno San'e no Sakumae"; Sanjűr˘ played the roles of Kataoka Naojir˘, Sakurai Shinnoj˘ (in reality Kataoka Naojir˘) and Katagi Kozaemon [casting].
February 1886: Sanjűr˘ played the role of Senoo Tar˘ at the Ichimuraza in the drama "Heike Nyogo no Shima"; his stage partners were Nakamura Fukusuke IV (Chidori), Nakamura Shikan IV (Shunkan) and Kataoka Gad˘ III (Tanzaemon Motoyasu).
April 1886: Sanjűr˘ appeared on stage for the last time in T˘ky˘, at the Ichimuraza, playing the roles of Sudahei and Nishikito in the drama "Shin Kiyomizu Hana no Goshozome".
1886 ~ 1889: Sanjűr˘ was either on sick leave or on tour.
10 July 1889: he died in the city of Mito.
 The 28th day of the 9th lunar month of the 10th year of the Tenp˘ era was the 3rd of November 1839 in the western calendar.
The Ichikawa Chűsha line of actors
The Seki Hanasuke line of actors
The Ichikawa Yaoz˘ line of actors
The Seki Sanjűr˘ line of actors
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