ONOE SHINSHICHI
   
FIVE GENERATIONS
Onoe Shinshichi I
 

The actor Onoe Koisabur˘ I held the name of Onoe Shinshichi I from the 11th lunar month of 1766 to the 10th lunar month of 1796.

Onoe Shinshichi I performing the role of the boatman Jir˘saku in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Onoe Shinshichi II
  The actor Onoe Shinshichi II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1800 to the 6th lunar month of 1818.

Onoe Shinshichi II performing the role of Fukuoka Mitsugi in the drama "Ise Ondo Koi no Netaba" in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Onoe Shinshichi III
  The actor Ichikawa Omez˘ III held the name of Onoe Shinshichi III from the 11th lunar month of 1847 to the 4th lunar month of 1856.

Onoe Shinshichi III performing the role of the thief Niza in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Onoe Shinshichi IV
 

Dates of birth and death unknown. He started his career as a disciple of the actor Nakamura Tsurusuke II, who gave him the names of Nakamura Fujaku and Nakamura Kagyoku. He joined the Onoe clan, becoming a disciple of Onoe Tamiz˘ II and Onoe Kikugor˘ V, and taking the name of Onoe Fujaku VI at an unknown date. He settled in T˘ky˘ in the 1st lunar month of 1870 and took the name of Onoe Shinshichi IV in April 1889, playing at the Ichimuraza in the drama "Hanamid˘ Yamato Bunko". He became a traveling actor and his name disappeared from theater playbills.

Real name Yag˘
Nakamura Fujaku Nanbuya
Onoe Shinshichi V
 

Born the 25th of January 1898 in T˘ky˘. His father was Onoe Daigor˘, the personal assistant of the star Onoe Kikugor˘ VI. He started his career as a disciple of the actor Ichimura Uzaemon XV, who gave him the name of Band˘ Ayame. He made his first stage appearance in January 1901, playing at the Miyatoza the role of Ch˘bŕ's son Ch˘matsu in the drama "Manaita no Ch˘bŕ". He became disciple of Onoe Kikugor˘ VI in 1906 and received the name of Onoe Gor˘. He took the name of Onoe Shinshichi V in May 1920, playing at the Ichimuraza the role of Fujimatsu in the drama "Otokodate Shibai no Nigiwai". He was a talented supporting actor, who served three generations of heads of the Onoe Clan, being also the disciple of Onoe Baik˘ VII and Onoe Kikugor˘ VII. He died the 22nd of March 1980.

Haimy˘ Real name
Ch˘sh˘ Makino Goroshir˘
 
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