Nakamura Nakazo I
|Nakamura Nakazo I|
|Died||June 6, 1790
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.
- Tsuki-yuki-hana nemonogatari ("Moon, Snow, and Flowers: Sweet Nothings"), his autobiography
- Hidetsuru nikki (Essays)
- "Nakamura Nakazō I.". Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 2010-01-26.
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