Technical Information

Person
*/d_person 1000495
Name
Ichikawa Danzō IV
Notes
Character types: martial arts (budogoto); acrobatics; shosagoto. Group affiliations: Mikawaya. Ichikawa Danzo IV performed at the Izumishikibu Theater in Kyoto and was popular in 1757. He took the name Kametani Torazo while performing at the Kametani Bungo Theater in Osaka. He became a student of Nakamura Tomijuro I and changed his name to Nakamura Torazo. In 1768 he moved to Edo, became a student of Ichikawa Danzo III, and in November took the name Ichikawa Tomozo at the Ichimura Theater. In 1772 his teacher passed away; he was adopted by his teacher's wife and then took the name Ichikawa Danzaburo III. The following year he became Ichikawa Danzo IV. In 1784 he went back to Osaka and performed there for 14 years. Two years later he took a travelling production in Akashi, Shikoku, and then in Iseko. In 1790 he started working in the Keihan area. In 1798 he performed in Edo again but moved back to Osaka in 1802. In 1808 he became sick while perfoming at the Ogawa Theater in Osaka and soon passed away. He was skilled at martial arts (budogoto)and acrobatics (chugaeri), in dramatic presentations, and in dance (shosagoto). It was said that he could play all roles. He was called Tomozo Danzo and also Meguro Danzo as he lived in Meguro, Edo. He was active from 1757 to 1844.
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.birthdateid 1007692
Date of birth
Unknown
Person > Date
*/d_person/d_person.deathdateid 1007693
Date Deceased
October 9, 1808
Person > Person Alternate Name
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Also known as
Kametani Torazo (first adult stage name)
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6695
Also known as
Nakamura Torazo
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6843
Also known as
Ichikawa Danzaburo III
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6968
Also known as
Niko
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7091
Also known as
Shiko
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7164
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7218
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 6777
Also known as
Toshū
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7121
Also known as
Tōshū
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7204
Also known as
Ichikawa Danzō
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7108
Also known as
Ichikawa Danzaburo II (earlier stage name)
Person > Person Alternate Name
*/d_person/r_person_altname 7147
Also known as
Shikō
Person > Country
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Country(s)
Japan
Person > Culture
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Culture
Japanese
Person > Person Geographic Affiliation
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Associated Region
Edo (Japan) (historic name)