NAKAMURA UTAEMON
   
SIX GENERATIONS
Nakamura Utaemon I
 

The founder of the line Kagaya Kashichi I held the name of Nakamura Utaemon I from 1741 to the 10th lunar month of 1782.

Nakamura Utaemon I in a print made by Katsukawa Shunsh˘ for the Ehon Butai ďgi series of prints

Nakamura Utaemon II
 

The actor Nakamura T˘z˘ I held the name of Nakamura Utaemon II from the 11th lunar month of 1782 to 1790.

The actor Nakamura Utaemon II playing the role of Fuwa Bansaku in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Nakamura Utaemon III
 

The actor Nakamura Tamasuke held the name of Nakamura Utaemon III from 1790 to the 12th lunar month of 1835.

The actor Nakamura Utaemon III playing the role of the thief Ishikawa Goemon in a print made in 1832 by Shunk˘sai Hokushű

Nakamura Utaemon IV
 

The actor Nakamura Utaemon IV held this name from the 1st lunar month of 1836 to the 2nd lunar month of 1852.

Nakamura Utaemon IV playing the role of Bun'ya no Yasuhide in the dance-drama "Yosooi Rokkasen", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1852 at the Naka no Shibai (print made by Utagawa Hirosada)

Nakamura Utaemon V
  The actor Nakamura Utaemon V held this name from November 1911 to September 1940.

The actor Nakamura Utaemon V playing the role of Masaoka in the drama "Meiboku Sendai Hagi" (print made by ďta Masamitsu in 1950)

Nakamura Utaemon VI
  The actor Nakamura Utaemon VI held this name from April 1951 to March 2001.

The actor Nakamura Utaemon VI playing the leading role of the dance "Musume D˘j˘ji" (print made by Natori Shunsen in 1951)

 
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