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Twyla Tharp

Dancer (born 1-Jul-1941)


Jacques Baril. La Danse Moderne d'Isadora Duncan Twyla Tharp. Paris, France: Vigot. 1984. 448pp. Language: French.

Marcia B. Siegel. Howling Near Heaven: Twyla Tharp and the Reinvention of Modern Dance. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2006. 288pp.


  1. To Dance Beneath the Diamond Skies
    by Alex Witchel. The New York Times Magazine, 22-Oct-2006.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.695)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1445)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.498)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.725)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.463)

  12. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.111)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.641)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.83)

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