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Martha Graham

Dancer (11-May-1894 — 1-Apr-1991)


Merle Armitage. Martha Graham: The Early Years. New York: Da Capo Press. 1985.

Dorothy Bird. Bird's Eye View: Dancing with Martha Graham and on Broadway. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1997.

Julia L. Foulkes. Modern Bodies: Dance and American Modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey. University of North Carolina Press. 2002. 272pp.

Susanne Franco. Martha Graham. Palermo, Italy: SocietÓ Editrice L'Epos. 2003. 252pp. Language: Italian.

Russell Freedman. Martha Graham: A Dancer's Life. New York: Clarion Books. 1998. 175pp.

Martha Graham. Blood Memory: An Autobiography. New York: Doubleday. 1991. 277pp.

Martha Graham. The Notebooks of Martha Graham. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1973. 464pp.

Marian Horosko. Martha Graham: The Evolution Of Her Dance Theory And Training. University Press of Florida. 2002. 336pp. Interviews and biographical material.

Kimerer L. Lamothe. Nietzsche's Dancers: Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and the Revaluation of Christian Values. Palgrave Macmillan. 2006. 288pp.

Leroy Leatherman. Martha Graham: Portrait of the Lady as an Artist. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1966. 179pp.

Don McDonagh. Martha Graham: A Biography. London: David & Charles. 1974. 341pp.

Agnes de Mille. Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham. Westminster, MD: Random House. 1991. 509pp.

Barbara Morgan. Martha Graham: Sixteen Dances in Photographs. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1941. 160pp.

Janet Lynn Roseman. Dance Was Her Religion: The Spiritual Choreography of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham. Hohm Press. 2004. 201pp.

Ernestine Stodelle. Deep Song: The Dance Story of Martha Graham. New York: Schirmer Books. 1984. 329pp.

Robert Tracy (editor). Goddess: Martha Graham's Dancers Remember. Scholarly Book Services. 1997. 370pp. Essays.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.465)

  9. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.283)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.270)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.485)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.616)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.420)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.205)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.197)

  16. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.357)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.286)

  18. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.200)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.211)

  20. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.285)

  21. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.84)

  22. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.234)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.80)

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