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Actor: Nakamura Utaemon I (初代中村歌右衛門)

Alternate names:
Issen (poetry name)
Kagaya Kashichi I (初代加賀屋歌七)
Nakamura Utanosuke I (初代中村歌之助)

Lifetime: 1714 - 1791

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Biography:

This actor held this name from 1741 to 10/1782. There is only one print in the Lyon Collection, a Shunshō from 1769, showing Utaemon I acting under this name. However, there are approximately 61 prints in this collection which feature Utaemon I's natural son, Utaemon III (1778-1838). His adopted son was Nakamura Utanosuke II (dates unknown).