|ICHIMURA UZAEMON X|
Line number: J█DAIME (X)
Poetry names: Kakitsu (2), Kizen
Existence: 1748 ~ 15th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1799 
Grandfather: Ichimura Uzaemon VIII
Father: Ichimura Uzaemon IX
Adopted son: Ichimura Uzaemon XI
1748: born in Edo.
11th lunar month of 1758: first stage appearance at the Ichimuraza, where he received the name of Ichimura Shichijűr˘.
11th lunar month of 1762: Ichimura Shichijűr˘ took the name of Ichimura Kamez˘ II.
11th lunar month of 1788: Uzaemon reopened the Ichimuraza, producing the kaomise drama "Genji Saik˘ Kogane no Tachibana", which starred the actors Ichikawa Danjűr˘ V, Iwai Hanshir˘ IV, Segawa Kikunoj˘ III, Band˘ Hikosabur˘ III, Onoe Matsusuke I and ďtani Hiroemon III and celebrated the arrival in Edo of the Kamigata actor Asao Tamejűr˘ I.
11th lunar month of 1798: Uzaemon reopened the Ichimuraza, producing the kaomise program "Hanayagura Tachibana Keizu", which starred the actors Ichikawa Yaoz˘ III, Segawa Kikunoj˘ III, Onoe Matsusuke I, Ichikawa Omez˘ I, Band˘ Mitsugor˘ II, Matsumoto Yonesabur˘ I and Nakamura Denkur˘ IV.
15th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1799 : Uzaemon died in Edo.
Ichimura Uzaemon X was the zamoto of the Ichimuraza from the 11th lunar month of 1788 to Fall 1793 and from the 11th lunar month of 1798 to the 2nd lunar month of 1799. He had many difficulties in managing the family theater because of the huge debts he inherited from Ichimura Uzaemon IX or Ichimura Uzaemon VIII. His grandfather and father borrowed a lot of money and enjoyed great times at the Ichimuraza; he was the one to pay dearly for that. Unlike them, he did not often appear on stage.
 The 15th day of the 2nd lunar month of the 11th year of the Kansei era was the 20th of March 1799 in the western calendar.
 The 7th day of the 5th lunar month of the 12th year of the H˘reki era was the 28th of June 1762 in the western calendar.
 The 25th day of the 8th lunar month of the 5th year of the Tenmei era was the 28th of September 1785 in the western calendar.
Ichimura Uzaemon X in a print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘ in 1770
The Ichimura Kakitsu line of actors
The Ichimura Kamez˘ line of actors
The Ichimura Uzaemon line of actors and theater managers
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