Technical Information

Person
*/d_person 1000478
Name
Ichikawa Hakuen I
Notes
Character types: aragoto; female roles (onnagata). Group affiliations: Naritaya. Ichikawa Danjuro V was a son of Ichikawa Ebizo III. He started training under the name of Ichikawa Umemaru and changed his name to Ichikawa Kozo in 1745. He first appeared on stage at the Nakamura Theater in Edo in spring 1754 and changed his name to Matsumoto Koshiro III in November of the same year. In 1770 he changed his name to Ichikawa Danjuro V and performed Shibaraku at Nakamura Theater. The following year he performed at Morita Theater, seperated from his father, Ebizo. In 1791 he changed his name to Ichikawa Ebizo at Ichimura Theater, and in 1796 he made a final speech (kojo) and kyoka. He took the name Naritaya Shichizaemon and devoted himself to kyoka. Two years later his adopted son, Ichikawa Danjuro VI, became a theater leader (zagashira), he became Ichikawa Hakuen, and he made kojo and one poem (kyoka) every day. He later retired, but the following year Danjuro VI passed away and he performed once again. In 1801 he performed for Kawarazaki Theater because the theater leader, Ichikawa Omezo I, was sick and finally retired. He excelled in jitsuaku and was said to be the best actor. He also published some books. He was active from 1745 to 1802.
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.birthdateid 1007656
Date of birth
August 1741 - August 1741
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.deathdateid 1007657
Date Deceased
October 30, 1806
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6253
Also known as
Ichikawa Umemaru
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7069
Also known as
Naritaya Shichibee I (retirement name)
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7152
Also known as
Omegawa
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7181
Also known as
Hakuen
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7219
Also known as
Hogoan
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7233
Also known as
Kado no tsurane (Kyoka name)
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7246
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7251
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7179
Also known as
Sanshō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6995
Also known as
Sakō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7239
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7252
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6634
Also known as
Ichikawa Kō zō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6867
Also known as
Matsumoto Kōshirō III
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6966
Also known as
Ichikawa Danjurō V
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7151
Also known as
Kyōgendō Sakō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7248
Also known as
Nakamura Kanzaburou
Person > Country
*/d_person/r_person_country 13
Country(s)
Japan
Person > Culture
*/d_person/r_person_cultureid 25
Culture
Japanese
Person > Person Geographic Affiliation
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Associated Region
Edo (Japan) (historic region)