|OGINO IZABURď II|
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Existence: 1750 ~ 3rd day of the 10th lunar month of 1829 
Son: Ogino Izabur˘ III
Grandson: Onoe Monzabur˘ III
1750: born in Ky˘to.
1762: he started his career in a troupe of children-actors led by Onoe Montar˘, performing under the stage name of Onoe T˘z˘. He spent the first years of his career performing as a wakaonnagata in the precincts of temples and shrines in Kamigata (miyaji shibai).
11th lunar month of 1771: he became tachiyaku and took the name of Onoe Monzabur˘ in Ky˘to.
1772: he changed the first ideogram of his acting first name
Fall 1774: Monzabur˘ went to Edo.
1781: Monzabur˘ became disciple of the actor Band˘ Mitsugor˘ I.
9th lunar month of 1796: the play "Hikosan Gongen Chikai no Sukedachi" was staged for the first time in Edo, simultaneously at the Kiriza and the Miyakoza; Mitsugor˘ played the role of the yakko Sagohei in the former theater [casting].
11th lunar month of 1799: Band˘ Mitsugor˘ II took the name of Ogino Izabur˘ II at the Ichimuraza, reviving a name not held since the 2nd lunar month of 1748; The new Izabur˘ celebrated his shűmei by playing the roles of Harada Rokur˘, Yatsubashi Jirozaemon and Sano Genzaemon in the kaomise drama "Utsukushiki Yuki no Sekai". At the same time, Band˘ Minosuke I took the name of Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III at the Nakamuraza.
2nd lunar month of 1800: Namiki Gohei's drama "Gosan no Kiri" was staged for the first time in Edo, at the Ichimuraza in a somewhat different version entitled "Sanmon Gosan no Kiri" instead of "Kinmon Gosan no Kiri"; Izabur˘ played the roles of Segawa Uneme and Hanegawa Takakage [casting].
10th lunar month of 1806: Izabur˘ achieved a great success at Nakamuraza by playing the prestigious roles of Sat˘ Tadanobu and the fox Genkur˘ in the classic "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura". This was his farewell performance (onagori ky˘gen) before going to Kamigata.
11th lunar month of 1806: Izabur˘ and his son Onoe Monzabur˘ II went to ďsaka.
12th lunar month of 1806: Izabur˘ played the role of Onchi Sakon at the Kado no Shibai in the drama "ďsakazuki Asahi no H˘rai", which was produced by Yoshizawa Minosuke; his stage partners were Ichikawa Danz˘ IV, Kataoka Nizaemon VII, Nakamura Utaemon III and Nakamura Noshio III.
3rd lunar month of 1808: "Hachijin Shugo no Honj˘" was adapted for Kabuki for the first time, in Ky˘to at the Kitagawa no Shibai; Izabur˘ played the roles of Konomura Hayato, Hori Sanzaemon and ďuchi Kanja Yoshihiro [casting].
6th lunar month of 1808: tour in Nagoya with Kataoka Nizaemon VII, Nakayama Tomisabur˘ I, Ichikawa Ichiz˘ I, Nakayama Bungor˘ I and Ichikawa Yaoz˘ IV; they performed at the Tachibana no Shibai in dramas like "Keisei Takasago no Matsu", "Futa Meoto Sarashi no Hinagata" or "Azuma Kagami Mikari no Maki".
Fall 1808: Izabur˘ went back to Edo.
3rd lunar month of 1817: premiere at the Kawarasakiza of Tsuruya Nanboku IV's masterpiece "Sakura Hime Azuma Bunsh˘"; Izabur˘ played the roles of Yamada Gunjibŕ and Awazu Rokurosaemon Toshikane [casting].
1820: Izabur˘ shaved his head, took the Buddhist name of Gunk˘ and retired from the Kabuki world.
3rd day of the 10th lunar month of 1829 : Gunk˘ died.
Ogino Izabur˘ II was a talented tachiyaku actor, whose forte were wagotoshi, sabakiyaku and oyajigata roles. He played an important role in the transmission of art and techniques from Band˘ Mitsugor˘ I to his son Band˘ Mitsugor˘ III.
 The 3rd day of the 10th lunar month of the 12th year of the Bunsei era was the 30th of October 1829 in the western calendar.
 The 10th day of the 4th lunar month of the 2nd year of the Tenmei era was the 21st of May 1782 in the western calendar.
 The 15th day of the 5th lunar month of the 9th year of the Meiwa era was the 15th of June 1772 in the western calendar.
Ogino Izabur˘ II playing the role of Hatsubana Denshichi in the drama "Katanaya Hanshichi Ukina no Fukagawa", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1810 at the Moritaza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)
The Onoe Monzabur˘ line of actors
The Band˘ Mitsugor˘ line of actors
The Ogino Izabur˘ line of actors
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