Person

Person Name Ichikawa Hamazō
Alternate Names Segawa Yoshimatsu (first adult stage name) ,
Segawa Kitsuji III (Earlier stage name) ,
Segawa Kitsuji (using different characters for -ji) (Earlier stage name) ,
Ichikawa Hamazō (usigng different characters for hama) (Earlier stage name) ,
Hamase (Pen or literary name) ,
Rogiku (Pen or literary name) ,
Jūto (Pen or literary name) ,
Ichikawa Hamazou (Alternate spelling)
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date Unknown
Death Date 1822
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic name)
Reference(s) Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.109) ,
The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School (p.488)
Notes Character types: child roles (koyaku); young female roles (wakaonnagata); male leads (tachiyaku). Group affiliations: Hamaseya. Ichikawa Hamazo was born in Edo as a son of Hamase Kin'emon, an owner of a teahouse on Sakai Street. He initially became a student of Segawa Kikunojo II and took the name Segawa Yoshimatsu. He first appeared on stage in 1764 as a child role at the Nakamura Theater in Edo. In 1770 he changed his name to Segawa Kitsuji III. In 1785 he became a student of Ichikawa Danjuro V and changed his name to Ichikawa Hamazo. Hw later used a different character for Hama and moved to Osaka. In 1822, after performing in Miyajima, he went back to Osaka and passed away. However, it was also said that he last performed in 1802 (May), according to Kabuki Nempyo. He was active from 1764 to 1802 or 1822.

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1769May05, Nakamura Theater, Nakamura Theater, Edo zakura sono omokage
Representations of person in components 1003082