Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Mizuki Tatsunosuke II,
he received the name of Mizuki Tsunejir˘. He was recorded as performing as a wakaonnagata
in 1752 in Ky˘to. He took the name of Kikukawa Tsunejir˘ at an unknown date.
He went to Edo in Fall 1758 and took the name of Mizuki Tatsunosuke III in the 11th lunar month of 1758 at the Nakamuraza,
performing in the kaomise drama "Kigoto no Hana Aioi Hachinoki".
He took the name of Kikukawa Kiyotar˘ in the 11th lunar month of 1759 at the Moritaza,
performing in the kaomise drama "Toki Tsukaze Heike Monogatari".
He went back to Ky˘to in 1761 and played in the 12th lunar month of 1761 at the Kitagawa no Shibai the role of Koman in the kaomise drama "Karanishiki Miyako no Hinagata",
which celebrated the shűmei of Takeshima K˘zaemon IV.
He was active in Ky˘to up to 1764. His rank in the 1764 Ky˘to hy˘banki,
wakaonnagata section, was j˘-(shiro)j˘ (superior - (white) superior).
No record afterwards. He was said to be better in sewamono rather than jidaimono,
excelling in keisei roles.