NAKAMURA TOKIZď
   
FIVE GENERATIONS
Nakamura Tokiz˘ I
 

Nakamura Karoku III held the name of Nakamura Tokiz˘ I from the 1st lunar month of 1869 to March 1908.

Nakamura Tokiz˘ I playing the role of Miuranosuke in the drama "Kamakura Sandaiki", which was staged in January 1881 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Toyohara Kunichika)

Nakamura Tokiz˘ II
Nakamura Tokiz˘ II  In Japanese | Nakamura Kash˘ I  In Japanese | Nakamura Tanetar˘ II  In Japanese
 

Born in ďsaka in 1876. Adopted son of Nakamura Tokiz˘ I, he started his career in April 1884 and received the name of Nakamura Tanetar˘ II. He went with his adoptive father to T˘ky˘ and took the name of Nakamura Kash˘ I in March 1902 at the Meijiza. In April 1908, Nakamura Tokiz˘ I and Nakamura Kash˘ I took the respective names of Nakamura Karoku III and Nakamura Tokiz˘ II at the Meijiza. This actor was a talented onnagata and nimaime but he unfortunately died too young, the 18th of September 1909.

Nakamura Tokiz˘ III
 

Nakamura Tokiz˘ III held this name from April 1916 to July 1959.

The actor Nakamura Tokiz˘ III portraying Oginoya Yaegiri in the drama "Komochi Yamanba" in a print made by Natori Shunsen

Nakamura Tokiz˘ IV
 

The actor Nakamura Tokiz˘ IV held this name from April 1960 to January 1962.

Nakamura Tokiz˘ V
 

The actor Nakamura Tokiz˘ V is the current holder of the name since June 1981.

The actor Nakamura Tokiz˘ V playing the role of Princess Sarashina in the dance "Momijigari" in an illustration made by Sugimura Yoshikazu (1962~1998)

 
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