|NAKAMURA SHIROGORď VII|
Real name: Ueda Takao
Line number: SHICHIDAIME (VII)
Existence: 6 February 1931 ~ 22 April 2007
January 1950: his master takes the prestigious name of Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII at the T˘ky˘ Gekij˘; Nakamura Takao takes the name of Nakamura Nakasabur˘, playing a soldier role in the drama "Kinkakuji".
April 1976: Nakamura Seigor˘ III takes the name of Nakamura Shirogor˘ VII at the Kabukiza, playing the roles of a kumosuke and a taiko mochi in the dramas "Suzu-ga-Mori" and "Iyasakae Shibai no Nigiwai".
April 2007: Shirogor˘ appears on stage for the last time, at the Kabukiza where he plays the roles of the sh˘ya Taroemon and Iwagami Tenz˘ in the dramas "Sanemori Monogatari" and "Sakanaya S˘gor˘"; he falls ill the 11th of April and has to be replaced. He dies in T˘ky˘ the 22nd of April 2007.
Nakamura Shirogor˘ VII was a talented supporting tachiyaku actor and a tateshi. He often performed supporting roles in duo with Nakamura Genzaemon II. One of his best roles was ďshima Sagaemon in the drama "Natsu Matsuri".
The mon of Nakamura Shirogor˘ VII (the ginkgo tree)
The Nakamura Shirogor˘ line of actors
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