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Martha Graham

1894 - 1991

Dancer and Choreographer

I am absorbed in the magic of movement and light. Movement never lies. It is the magic of what I call the outer space of the imagination. There is a great deal of outer space, distant from our daily lives, where I feel our imagination wanders sometimes. It will find a planet or it will not find a planet, and that is what a dancer does. -- Martha Graham

 

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Martha Graham and Modern American Dance
... Martha Graham was born in 1894. In the 1920's she danced at the Denishawn school
of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, who were her forerunners in the development ...

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... Martha Graham was born in 1894 in a small city outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Her father was an "alienist," the term then used to describe a physician ...

The Kennedy Center Honors
... Martha Graham (dancer, choreographer; born May 11, 1894,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; died April 1, 1991). ...

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... Martha Graham was born on May 11, 1893 in Pittsburgh, Pennysylvania. Graham attended
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Martha Graham Dies at 96; A Revolutionary in Dance
... Martha Graham, the eldest of three daughters, was born on May 11, 1894, in Allegheny,
Pa., to George Graham, a physician who specialized in mental disorders ...

Martha Graham - ABT
... of Contemporary Dance. Martha Graham was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania on May 11,
1894, and died in New York City on April 1, 1991. Her autobiography, Blood ...

Creative Quotations from Martha Graham (1894-1994)
... Creative Quotations from . . . Martha Graham (1894-1994)
born on May 11 US dancer, choreographer ...

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Martha Graham, Martha Graham was born in Pennsylvania, but was raised in Santa
Barbara , California. Graham studied with the Deinshawn studio in Los Angeles ...

Bird's Eye View : Dancing With Martha Graham and on ...
... of struggle and survival. The incurably innocent, Canadian-born farmer's daughter
Bird began studying with Martha Graham in 1930 at Seattle's Cornish School ...

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... Ann Graham born January 5, 1815 married Stephen White. 16 v Martha Jane Graham born
July 30, 1816 married Thomas Sims Burt. 7 Isaac Tull, son of John Tull (#3 ...

Daily Celebrations ~ Martha Graham, What Words Cannot ~ ...
... Martha Graham (1894-1991) was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania and was first inspired
to dance by pioneer Ruth Saint-Denis' exotic Epytia performance. "Miss ...

Graham, Martha
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May 11, 1894, Martha Graham grew up in Santa Barbara, California, from age 10 ...

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20TH GENERATION
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David Graham was born in 1815 in Jackson County, Alabama. He died in Died young ...

surname
... 13. Martha Jane Graham born 3 August, 1878 died 11 February,
1948 in Marion Co. She married Hardy Joel Broom. ...

Sylvanus Croel (Crowell?) TOBEY/Martha D. GRAHAM
... Wife: Martha D. GRAHAM 1 Born: 15 OCT 1812 at: Ohio 1 Died: 8 SEP 1876
at: Vigo County, Indiana 1 Father: Mother: Other Spouses: CHILDREN ...

TIME 100: Artist & Entertainers - Martha Graham
... BORN May 11, 1894, in Allegheny, Pa. 1916 ... for viewing. Download it here. Appalachian
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Kenyon College / Public Affairs News Releases
... Arguably the twentieth-century's most influential dancer, Martha Graham was born,
interestingly enough, also in 1894. She came to dancing very late, beginning ...

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... Robison are working to save the embattled Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance.
Graham, the Pennsylvania-born dancer and choreographer whose 180 works ...

Modern Dance Notes
... to Ruth St. Denis, the 'shawn' in Denishawn Founded Jacob's Pillow; Martha Graham
(1894 - 1991) Born in Allgenny, PA. On April 18, 1926 at the 48th Street ...

Profile: Martha Graham
... Martha Graham 1894-1991. To many, Martha Graham's name may evoke images of crackers ... pelvis
of interpretive dance were born of Graham's passion for the ...

Lecture 7 Overheads
... MARTHA GRAHAM, born 1898. I. Created over 100 Dances in the 25 years between 1926-1951
American Indian, primitive rituals American Pioneers Greek Mythology. ...

MARTHA GRAHAM, PENNSYLVANIA BIOGRAPHIES
... Graham was born May 11, 1894 in Pittsburgh. Her father was a ... City. In 1927, she opened
her own school, the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. ...

Articles
... MOTHER OF MODERN DANCE. Martha Graham was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1894.
Her father was a doctor and often said, "She was like a horse that ran best ...

Martha Graham Dance Ensemble
... Movement never lies.". Martha Graham's words in 1953 are as powerful ... also just as
relevant to today's issues. Graham, born May 11, 1894 was a true pioneer ...

American Masters - Martha Graham
... and honestly, she created the Martha Graham Dance Company, one of ... in America. As
a teacher, Graham trained and inspired generations ... Born in 1894 in Allegheny ...

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... Oct 1856, Pastures Dist., Augusta, VA, md 14 Mar 1793, Augusta, VA, Martha/Patsy
GRAHAM, born 1773, died 1856, d/o John and Martha (PATTON) GRAHAM, Jr. "House ...

Artist Series: Martha Graham Dance Company
... 1998, TIME Magazine named Martha Graham "Dancer of the Century," and People Magazine
has called her female "Icon of the Century." Graham, born in Allegheny, Pa ...

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