Nakamura Nakazo I

Nakazō I Nakamura (1736 – June 6, 1790) [1] , also known as Hidetsuru or Sakaeya, was a Japanese kabuki actor.

Nakamura Nakazo I
Acteurs Nakamura Nakazo I en Ichikawa Danjuro V als edellieden-Rijksmuseum RP-P-1954-565.jpeg
Nakamura Nakazo I and Ichikawa Danjuro V noblemen (by Katsukawa Shunjō [ja])
Born1736
DiedJune 6, 1790
NationalityJapan

Nakamura was born in Edo.

He started playing villains at the Nakamura theater, then performed at the Ichimura theater, inventing a new acting style since known as Hidetsuru. He eventually became master of the Shigayama School of Dancing, introducing male roles in the shosagoto dances.

Nakamura died in Edo.

WorksEdit

  • Tsuki-yuki-hana nemonogatari ("Moon, Snow, and Flowers: Sweet Nothings"), his autobiography
  • Hidetsuru nikki (Essays)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nakamura Nakazō I.". Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 2010-01-26.

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