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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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Filmography

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 1968 Isadora (book "My Life")
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 1993 Dancing (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself (segment "The Individual and Tradition")
 1985 That's Dancing! (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 | 1 Article | See more »


Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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On reading: What one has not experienced one will never understand in print. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on one of a set of 4 USA 'forever' commemorative postage stamps featuring Innovative Choreographers, issued 28 July 2012. Others honored in this issue were José Limon, Katherine Dunham, and Bob Fosse. Price on day of issue was 45¢. See more »

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