|SAKATA TďJ█Rď III|
Line number: SANDAIME (III)
Poetry name: Sharen
Existence: 1701 ~ 24th day of the 8th lunar month of 1774 
Son: Sakata K˘nosuke
Disciple: Sakata Sanzabur˘
1701~1730: born in Kamigata. His father Sakata Hy˘shir˘  was a nephew of the star Sakata T˘jűr˘ I, who became a famous Nagauta utakata and the founder of the Sakata School of Music. He started his career as a wakashugata and a disciple of Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II , who gave him the name of Sanj˘ Han'ya. He stopped acting for a while. He went back on stage as disciple of Tomizawa Chiyonosuke  and received the name of Tomizawa Sadashir˘. Later on, he was adopted by Sakata T˘jűr˘ II .
Fall 1730: he went to Edo with his father Sakata Hy˘shir˘ .
11th lunar month of 1730: he became tachiyaku and took the name of Sakata Sadashir˘ at the Nakamuraza, performing in the kaomise drama "Irifune Hiru-ga-Kojima", which welcomed in Edo the Kamigata actor Segawa Kikunoj˘ I.
11th lunar month of 1737: the play "Dan no Ura Kabuto Gunki" was staged for the first time in Edo, at the Kawarasakiza, as a kaomise drama entitled "Urűzuki Ninin Kagekiyo"; Sadashir˘ played the role of Iba-no-Jűz˘ Kazuyoshi [casting].
11th lunar month of 1739: Sakata Sadashir˘ took the name of Sakata T˘jűr˘ III at the Kawarasakiza, playing the role of Tsumaga Magosabur˘ in the kaomise drama "Irifune Taiheiki"; his stage partners were Ogino Izabur˘ I, Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II, Ichikawa S˘zabur˘ I, Band˘ Toyosabur˘ I and Yamamoto Ky˘z˘.
11th lunar month of 1750: T˘jűr˘ switched back to tachiyaku and played at the Ichimuraza the role of Onchi Sakon in the kaomise drama "Gaijin Taiheiki", which celebrated the shűmei of Band˘ Sanpachi I.
Fall 1752: T˘jűr˘ went to ďsaka after 21 seasons spent in Edo.
Fall 1753: T˘jűr˘ went to Ky˘to.
11th lunar month of 1753: T˘jűr˘ performed at Hoteiya Umenoj˘'s theater in the kaomise drama "Futaba no Nishiki Midori no Onikage"; his stage partners were Somematsu Shichisabur˘ I, Fujioka Daikichi, Imamura Shichisabur˘ II, Sawamura Kunitar˘ I, Arashi Tominosuke I, Onoe Montar˘ and Band˘ Sukesabur˘ I.
2nd lunar month of 1755: first Kabuki adaptation of the 5 acts puppet theater drama "Ono no T˘fű Aoyagi Suzuri", which was produced by Sawamura Kunitar˘ I and staged at the Minamigawa no Shibai as a kaomise drama; T˘jűr˘ played the role of Deba Jir˘ Yoshizane [casting].
11th lunar month of 1756: T˘jűr˘ played at the Minamigawa no Shibai the role of a uir˘ peddler ("Uir˘ Uri"), in reality Oni˘, in the kaomise drama "Daimy˘ Bimandai Kuniiri Kamakura Kagami", which was produced by Sawamura Kunitar˘ I for the nadai Hayagumo Ch˘dayű.
1st lunar month of 1759: T˘jűr˘'s rank in the Edo hy˘banki, tachiyaku section, was one stroke below j˘-j˘-kichi (superior - superior - excellent) [visual]. T˘jűr˘ played at the Nakamuraza the roles of Sukenobu and Yaoya Kyűbŕ in the new year drama in the new year drama "Hatsugai Wada no Sakamori".
Winter 1763: T˘jűr˘ was back in Ky˘to after a long tour in the countryside; he played in the 2nd lunar month at the Kitagawa no Shibai the role of Funaoka Shikibudayű in the kaomise drama "Otowayama Renbo no Taki", which was produced by Nakamura Senz˘.
11th lunar month of 1764: T˘jűr˘ became jitsuaku for one season.
Fall 1767: T˘jűr˘ went to Edo.
11th lunar month of 1770: T˘jűr˘ played at the Nakamuraza in the kaomise drama "Nue no Mori Ichiy˘ no Mato", which celebrated the shűmei of Matsumoto K˘shir˘ II, Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V, Nakamura Sh˘ch˘, Ichikawa Monnosuke II, Nakamura Shichisabur˘ III and Band˘ Sanpachi II.
1st lunar month of 1772: T˘jűr˘ played in the same theater the role of Terukuni in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami".
2nd lunar month of 1772: T˘jűr˘ played in the same theater the role of Oni˘ in the drama "Furisode Kisaragi Soga"; this was most likely his last performance in ˘shibai. He joined a travelling troupe (tabi shibai) and went on tour in the countryside.
 The 24th day of the 8th lunar month of the 3rd year of the An'ei era was the xxth of September 1774 in the western calendar.
 Reported only in Nojima Jusabur˘'s book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten". Tomizawa Chiyonosuke was the first stage name, from 1702 to the end of 1718, of Tomizawa Bunzaemon.
 Reported in Nojima Jusabur˘'s book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten" and in the latest edition (2012) of "Kabuki Haiyű Meiseki Benran". Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II was in Edo while Sanj˘ Han'ya was in Kamigata. Was Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II really the master of Sanj˘ Han'ya?
 The 27th day of the 9th lunar month of the 9th year of the Ky˘h˘ era was the 12th of November 1724 in the western calendar.
 Sakata Heishir˘ in Nojima Jusabur˘'s book "Kabuki Jinmei Jiten".
 The 11th day of the 6th lunar month of the 2nd year of the Kan'en era was the 24th of July 1749 in the western calendar.
The Sakata T˘jűr˘ line of actors
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