ARASHI SANGORď VI

Stage names:

Arashi Sangor˘ VI In Japanese
Arashi Hinasuke VII In Japanese
Nakamura Takesabur˘ III In Japanese
Nakamura Shikanosuke In Japanese
Nakamura Kannosuke II In Japanese

Real name: Nakamura Yasunoj˘

Guilds: Azumaya, Ky˘ya, Naritaya

Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)

Poetry name: Raishi

Existence: 1851 ~ 5 June 1925

Connection:

Master: Nakamura Shikan IV

Adoptive father: Arashi Hinasuke VI

Career:

1851: born in Edo in the district of Shitaya. His father was Nakamura Kujűr˘, a theater official.

8th lunar month of 1860: he started his career as a disciple of Nakamura Shikan IV and received the name of Nakamura Kannosuke II.

Fall 1868: he settled in ďsaka.

10th lunar month of 1868: Nakamura Kannosuke II took the name of Nakamura Shikanosuke.

12th lunar month of 1868: Nakamura Shikanosuke took the name of Nakamura Takesabur˘ III. Later on, he was adopted by Arashi Hinasuke VI.

2nd lunar month of 1872: his adoptive father Arashi Hinasuke VI died.

February 1873: Nakamura Takesabur˘ III took the name of Arashi Hinasuke VII. Later on, he broke off with his late adoptive father's family.

April 1875: Arashi Hinasuke VII took the name of Arashi Sangor˘ VI at the Chikugo no Shibai, performing in the drama "Momo Chidori Naruto no Shiranami".

April 1893: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of Momonoi Wakasanosuke, Hayano Kanpei and Oishi in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

November 1893: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of Sakuramaru and Chiyo in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami"; the roles of Matsu˘maru and Ume˘maru were played by Arashi Kitsusabur˘ IV and Arashi Rikaku IV.

July 1894: Sangor˘ played at the Kado Gekij˘ the role of Danshichi Kurobŕ in the drama "Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami".

March 1896: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the role of Ohatsu in the drama "Kagamiyama Koky˘ no Nishikie"; the roles of Onoe and Iwafuji were played by Arashi Rikaku IV and Arashi Kitsusabur˘ IV.

April 1896: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of En'ya Hangan and Hayano Kanpei in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

April 1898: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of En'ya Hangan, Ishid˘ Umanoj˘, Ono Sadakur˘ and Teraoka Heiemon in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

November 1900: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of Momonoi Wakasanosuke, Ono Sadakur˘ and ďwashi Bungo in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

April 1902: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of Ashikaga Tadayoshi, Ishid˘ Umanoj˘ and Hayano Kanpei in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

March 1903: Sangor˘ played at the Bentenza (ďsaka) the roles of Momonoi Wakasanosuke, Ishid˘ Umanoj˘, Sagisaka Bannai, Ono Sadakur˘ and Teraoka Heiemon in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura".

5 June 1925: Sangor˘ died.

Comments:

Arashi Sangor˘ VI was an actor who was born in Edo and settled in ďsaka, where he spent most of his career during the Meiji era. He was not specialized in any kind of roles and played as a tachiyaku, an onnagata or a katakiyaku depending on the needs of the productions, either in jidaimono or sewamono dramas. He was also active in performing in modern dramas. He was quite popular in ďsaka in the 1890s and the beginning of the 1900s and was a mainstay at the Bentenza (ďsaka). He retired in his latter years.

Arashi Sangor˘ VI (right) playing the role of Danshichi Kurobŕ in the drama "Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami", which was staged in July 1894 at the Kado Gekij˘
The roles of Issun Tokubŕ (top-left) and Mikawaya Giheiji were played by Ichikawa Ichiz˘ IV and Ichikawa Aratar˘ I

The Nakamura Takesabur˘ line of actors

The Arashi Hinasuke line of actors

The Arashi Sangor˘ line of actors

 
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