|BANDÔ MATAKURÔ III|
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Existence: ??? ~ 24th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1722 
Grandfather: Bandô Matakurô I
Uncle: Morita Kan'ya I
Before 1699: date of birth in Edo unknown. His father Bandô Matajirô I gave him the name of Bandô Fukumatsu. He took at an unknown date the name of Bandô Matajirô II.
29th day of the 11th lunar month of 1703: an earthquake hits Edo and the resulting fires destroy the Moritaza.
24th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1722 : Matakurô died.
Bandô Matakurô III was an outstanding dancer of the Genroku era. As an actor, he was limited to roles with few lines because of his bad diction. He was also the zamoto of the Moritaza from the end of 1699 to the beginning of 1712. He died in his prime (most likely at the end of his twenties).
 The 24th day of the 2nd lunar month of the 7th year of the Kyôhô era was the 9th of April 1722 in the western calendar.
 The 10th day of the 4th lunar month of the 13th year of the Genroku era was the 28th of May 1700 in the western calendar.
 The 28th day of the 2nd lunar month of the 17th year of the Genroku era was the 2nd of April 1704 in the western calendar.
The mon of Bandô Matakurô III (the wood sorrel)
The Morita Kan'ya line of actors and theater managers
The Bandô Matakurô line of actors and theater managers
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