NAKAMURA SHICHISABURď
   
FIVE GENERATIONS
Nakamura Shichisabur˘ I
  The actor Nakamura Shichisabur˘ I held this name from his youth to the 2nd lunar month of 1708.

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ I playing the role of Tomoenoj˘ in the drama "Keisei Asama-ga-Dake" in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II
  The actor Nakamura Sh˘ch˘ held the name of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II from the 11th lunar month of 1710 to the 10th lunar month of 1770.

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II playing the role of Sukeroku in the drama "Imosedori Meisho no Yűgure", which was staged in the 7th lunar month of 1753 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Torii Kiyohiro)

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ III
  The actor Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IX held the name of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ III from the 11th lunar month of 1770 to the 12th lunar month of 1777.

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ III playing in Nakamura Jűsuke II's new year drama "Haru ha Soga Akebono Z˘shi", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1772 at the Nakamuraza

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ IV
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He was the son of Nakamura Shichiji, grandson of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ II and younger brother of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ IX. He took the name of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ IV in the 11th lunar month of 1785, performing at the Nakamuraza in the kaomise drama "Yuki Motsu Take Furisode Genji". He became wakaonnagata in 1794 and tachiyaku in 1807. Often ill, he had to retire in 1820 and became a backstage manager at the Nakamuraza. He made his final stage appearance in the 4th lunar month of 1832 for the shűmei of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XII. He was the father of the playwright Nakamura Jűsuke IV.

Haimy˘ Yag˘
Sh˘ch˘ Nakamuraya

Print made by Utagawa Kunisada I in 1819

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ IV in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I in 1813

Nakamura Shichisabur˘ V
 

Born the 28th of August 1879. Disciple of Nakamura Ganjir˘ I, his first stage name was Nakamura Sengyoku. He became nadai in 1920 and took the name of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ V. In his latter years, he was a supporting tachiyaku actor in the troupe led Nakamura Kichiemon I. He died the 29th of July 1948.

Haimy˘ Honmy˘
Sh˘ch˘ Yasuda Naojir˘
 
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