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Isadora Duncan (1877–1927)

Isadora Duncan was an American dancer and innovative educator known for interdisciplinary and cross-cultural projects, and a hectic marriage to the famous Russian poet Sergei Esenin. She was born Isador 'Dora' Angela Duncan on May 26, 1877, in San Francisco, California. Her father, Joseph Duncan, was a cultured man, a poet and an art connoisseur, ... See full bio »

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 1968 Isadora (book "My Life")
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 2015 Dance Rebels: A Story of Modern Dance (TV Movie)
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 1993 Dancing (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Geisha. Musical comedy. Music by Sidney Jones [earliest Broadway credit]. Book by Owen Hall [earliest Broadway credit]. Lyrics by Harry Greenbank. Additional music by Lionel Monckton. Directed by Augustin Daly. Daly's Theatre: 9 Sep 1896- 21 Apr 1897 (161 performances). Cast: Isadora Duncan (as "Chorus") [only Broadway role... See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

The artist is the only lover, he alone has the pure vision of beauty, and love is the vision of the soul when it is permitted to gaze upon immortal beauty. See more »

Trivia:

Mary Desti, one of her closest friends, was the mother of famed writer and director Preston Sturges. Sturges grew up traveling Europe with them both. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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