Real name: Nakayama Yukio
Existence: 6 June 1932 ~ 26 March 2016
Master: Nakamura Utaemon VI
October 1951: he made his first appearance on stage at the ďsaka Kabukiza, where he received the name of Nakamura Utaji.
26 March 2016: Utae passed away from pneumonia.
Nakamura Utae was a veteran onnagata actor of the Narikomaya guild. He excelled in sewa ny˘b˘ roles in sewamono dramas, tsubone roles in jidaimono dramas and k˘shitsu in both sewamono/jidaimono. His best roles were Awa-no-Tsubone ("Kamakura Sandaiki"), the ny˘b˘ Otsuta ("Meigetsu Hachiman Matsuri"), the k˘shitsu Ok˘ ("Hikosan Gongen Chikai no Sukedachi") and Ch˘gor˘'s mother Ok˘ ("Hikimado").
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