Poetry name: Sench˘, Shiraku
Existence: 1799 ~ 24th day of the 8th lunar month of 1847 
Master: Nakamura Utaemon III
11th lunar month of 1804: he made his debut on stage (hatsubutai), at the Nakamuraza where he received the name of Iwai Kiyotar˘ III and performed as a koyaku in the kaomise drama "Kiku Zum˘ Mikurai Sadame", which celebrated the shűmei of Iwai Hanshir˘ V, Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IV and Nakayama Bunshichi III.
1815: Kiyotar˘ went to Kamigata.
1817: he performed under the name of Ichikawa Yaoz˘ (his father's name!) while touring in Ise.
11th lunar month of 1819: he took the name of Iwai Sench˘.
11th lunar month of 1819: he took the name of Nakamura Shibajűr˘ at the Kado no Shibai, playing the role of Kanaya Zensuke in the drama "Yorokobiariya Hokut˘ no Isaoshi".
1831: Shibajűr˘ went back to Edo.
11th lunar month of 1843: Shibajűr˘ performed at the Kawarasakiza, in the drama "Osana Gunp˘ Jűroku Musashi", which celebrated the shűmei of Arashi Koroku V; his main stage partners were Band˘ Hikosabur˘ IV, Seki Sanjűr˘ III, Nakamura Utaemon IV, Onoe Eizabur˘ III and Segawa Kikusabur˘ III.
24th day of the 8th lunar month of 1847 : Shibajűr˘ died in Edo.
Nakamura Shibajűr˘ was a 19th century actor, born and trained in Edo, who spent 16 years in Kamigata where he became a disciple of the Kamigata star Nakamura Utaemon III. This big-sized actor was outstanding in sewamono supporting roles, especially oyajigata (in his latter years) or katakiyaku roles.
 The 24th day of the 8th lunar month of the 4th year of the K˘ka era was the 3rd of October 1847 in the western calendar.
 The 25th day of the 7th lunar month of the 9th year of the Tenp˘ era was the 13th of September 1838 in the western calendar.
 The 3rd day of the 7th lunar month of the 1st year of the K˘ka era was the 16th of August 1844 in the western calendar.
Nakamura Shibajűr˘ playing the role of Gembeihori no Gembei in the drama "Ny˘bo Zakari Naka-mo Yoshibei", which was staged in the 9th lunar month of 1838 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada I)
The Iwai Kiyotar˘ line of actors
The Ichikawa Yaoz˘ line of actors
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