This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Martha Graham

Martha GrahamBorn: 11-May-1894
Birthplace: Allegheny County, PA
Died: 1-Apr-1991
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Dancer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Innovator of modern dance

Father: (physician)
Husband: Eric Hawkins (m. 4-Sep-1948)

    University: Denishawn (dance school, 1916-23)
    Teacher: Eastman School of Music (1924-)

    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1976
    National Medal of Arts 1985
    Hernia Operation (1965)

Author of books:
The Notebooks of Martha Graham (1973)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications