|SENGOKU HIKOSUKE I|
Line number: SHODAI (I)
Existence: 1684 ~ 26th day of the 4th lunar month of 1740 
Master: Nakamura Shichisabur˘ I
Son: Nakamura Sukegor˘ I
Grandson: Nakamura Sukegor˘ II
Disciple: Sengoku Hikojűr˘
1684 ~ 1691: he started his career at an early age, as a disciple of Nakamura Shichisabur˘ I, who gave him the name of Sengoku Hikosuke.
Summer 1691: some trouble in his Edo theater leads him to go to Ky˘to.
9th lunar month of 1691: Hikosuke performed as a d˘kegata at Miyako Mandayű's theater in Ky˘to.
5th lunar month of 1699: Hikosuke went back to Edo to perform at the Nakamuraza.
Fall 1721: Hikosuke went to ďsaka.
Fall 1723: he went back to Edo.
26th day of the 4th lunar month of 1740 : Hikosuke died in Edo.
Sengoku Hikosuke I was a popular 18th century actor, who was considered as the first Edo d˘kegata.
 The 26th day of the 4th lunar month of the 5th year of the Genbun era was the 21st of May 1740 in the western calendar.
 The 3rd day of the 2nd lunar month of the 5th year of the H˘ei era was the 24th of March 1708 in the western calendar.
Sengoku Hikosuke I climbing a wall in a revenge play (1711)
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