|OGAWA KICHITARď III|
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Existence: 1785 ~ 18th day of the 9th lunar month of 1851 
Master: Nakamura Utaemon III
3rd lunar month of 1805: he took the name of Ogawa Motosabur˘ .
5th (?)  lunar month of 1805: he took the name of Ogawa Kichitar˘ III.
Fall 1808: Kichitar˘ went to Edo.
Fall 1809: Kichitar˘ went back to ďsaka.
11th lunar month of 1812: Kichitar˘ played at the Naka no Shibai 3 roles in the drama "Hirugaesu Nishiki no Tamoto", which welcomed in ďsaka the Edo star Band˘ Hikosabur˘ III. Kichitar˘ also played the roles of Momonoi Wakasanosuke, Yasubŕ and Igo in "Kanadehon Chűshingura".
Summer 1815: tour in Nagoya.
1st lunar month of 1816: Kichitar˘ played in the same theater the role of Watanabe Shizuma in the drama "Igagoe Norikake Gappa".
5th lunar month of 1816: Kichitar˘ played in the same theater the role of Kan˘nosuke Naonobu and Shinsaku in the drama "Gion Sairei Shink˘ki".
6th lunar month of 1833: Kichitar˘ played the roles of Iwakuni Yajűr˘ and Tamata Jűsabur˘ in the drama "Meiboku Sendai Hagi", which was staged in the precincts of the Inaba Yakushi Temple in Ky˘to. He also played the role of Hanshichi in the drama "Mai ďgi"; the role of Sankatsu was played by Nakamura Karoku I.
Fall 1839: Kichitar˘ went to Edo.
1st lunar month of 1840: Kichitar˘'s rank in the Kamigata hy˘banki (even though he was in Edo, his name was recorded in this book), tachiyaku section, was j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual].
1st lunar month of 1848: Kichitar˘'s rank in the Kamigata hy˘banki, tachiyaku section, was k˘-j˘-j˘-kichi (meritorious - superior - superior - excellent) [Visual]. He shared the same ranking with Nakayama Bunshichi III. No stage record afterwards.
Ogawa Kichitar˘ III achieved a very good reputation in his native Kamigata and also in Edo as a wagotoshi, who was expert in yatsushigoto. One of his most notable roles was Watanabe Shizuma in the "Igagoe" dramas. In his latter years, he performed also as a kashagata or an oyajigata. As he had no heir, his death resulted in end of the Ogawa clan. He was also called Hamokichi.
 Not recorded in Nojima Jusabur˘'s book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten". Recorded in the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiyű Meiseki Benran" and in the Ritsumeikan University Actors Database. In Nojima Jusabur˘'s book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten", it was recorded that he took the name of Ogawa Kichitar˘ III in the 3rd lunar month of 1805 in Nagoya.
 The 18th day of the 9th lunar month of the 4th year of the Kaei era was the 12th of October 1851 in the western calendar.
 Recorded as performing under the name of Ogawa Kichitar˘ III in the 5th lunar month of 1805 in Ise at the Furuichi Shibai.
 The 25th day of the 7th lunar month of the 9th year of the Tenp˘ era was the 13th of September 1838 in the western calendar.
Ogawa Kichitar˘ III (unknown ukiyoeshi)
The Ogawa Kichitar˘ line of actors
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