Person

Person Name Sengoku Hikosuke II
Alternate Names Sakata Kunihachi (Earlier stage name) ,
Sairo (Pen or literary name) ,
Sakata HangorĊ ,
Gender Male
Cultural Identity Japanese
Country(ies) of Residence Japan
Birth Date Unknown
Death Date October 1780
Genre Specialization(s) Kabuki
Geographic Affiliations Edo (Japan) (historic region)
Reference(s) Kabuki Jinmei Jiten (p.336)
Notes Group affiliations: Shogatsuya. Sengoku Hikosuke II was a student of Sakata Hangoro II and played evil enemy roles in Edo under the name Sakata Kunihachi. In 1779 he changed his name to Sengoku Hikosuke II. He last played at the Nakamura Theater in September of following year. He was active from 1762 to 1780.

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