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Martha Graham (1894–1991)

American dancer and choreographer Martha Graham was a revolutionary artist of modern dance in the early 20th century. Born in Allegheny, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in May 1894, her family moved to California when she was 10. She was inspired at that early age to become a dancer when she saw Ruth St. Denis perform her exotic "Epytia" ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Lamentation Writer
(1976)
Lamentation Actress
(1943)
Heretic Dancer
(1931)
Appalachian Spring Additional Crew
(1958)

Filmography

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 2004 Early Color Films (Video documentary short) (choreographer)
 1992 Three Dances by Martha Graham (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1984 Errand in the Maze (TV Movie documentary) (choreographer)
 1980 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
 1975 Errand in the Maze (Short) (choreographer)
 1960 Night Journey (Documentary short) (conceived and choreographed by)
 1958 Appalachian Spring (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1957 Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance (Documentary) (choreographer)
 1926 The Flute of Krishna (Short) (choreographer - uncredited)
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Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She performed in the ballet, "Errand Into the Maze", "Ardent Song" and "Deaths and Entrances", in a Martha Graham Dance Company production at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Yuriko, Helen McGehee, Robert Cohan, Stuart Hodes, Bertram Ross and Pearl Lang in the cast. See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Pictorial | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Age is the acceptance of the term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. See more »

Trivia:

Was brought to the Eastman School of Music in 1926 by Rouben Mamoulian, who was then the 28-year-old director of the Eastman School of Drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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