|Band˘ Tamanosuke I
|Band˘ Tamanosuke II
Band˘ Tamanosuke II
Question: who was the real Band˘ Tamanosuke II?
|Band˘ Tamanosuke III
Band˘ Tamanosuke III | Kataoka Matsue | Nakamura Tamon | Nakamura Ishimatsu
Born the 27th of August 1874. He became a disciple of Nakamura Akashi V in 1886, who gave him the name of Nakamura Ishimatsu. He took the name of Nakamura Tamon in 1893. He became disciple of Kataoka Ichiz˘ III, who gave him the name of Kataoka Matsue in May 1895 at the Ichimuraza. He finally joined Band˘ Mitsugor˘ VII in Fall 1909 and took the name of Band˘ Tamanosuke III in September 1909 at the Ichimuraza. He died the 7th of September 1927.
|Band˘ Tamanosuke IV
Band˘ Tamanosuke IV | Band˘ Mamoru | Band˘ Tamanosuke IV | Band˘ Yamato I
Born the 17th of April 1935. He was the adopted son of the elder brother of Morita Kan'ya XIV. He started his career in Kabuki in 1950 and received the name of Band˘ Yamato I. He became disciple of Band˘ Minosuke VI and took the name of Band˘ Tamanosuke IV in January 1954 at the ďsaka Kabukiza, performing in "M˘moku Monogatari" and "Hashi Benkei". He became disciple of Morita Kan'ya XIV in October 1974 and received the name of Band˘ Mamoru, performing at the Kabukiza in the drama "Sono Kouta Yume mo Yoshiwara". His new master Morita Kan'ya XIV died the 28th of March 1975 and he became disciple of Morita Kan'ya XIV's son Band˘ Tamasabur˘ V. He finally became a disciple of Band˘ Mitsugor˘ IX in January 1993 and took back the name of Band˘ Tamanosuke IV in February 1993 at the Kabukiza, performing in "Jitsuroku Sendai Hagi". This supporting actor is an onnagata, who excels in koshimoto, tsubone, shinz˘ or ny˘b˘ roles.
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