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Isadora Duncan (Choreographer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Isadora Duncan

Angela Isadora Duncan was an American dancer who performed to great acclaim throughout Europe. Born and raised in California, she lived and danced in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50 when her scarf became entangled in the wheels and axle of the car in which she was travelling in Nice, France.

Born Angela Isadora Duncan, May 26, 1877, San Francisco, California, United States
Died September 14, 1927 (aged 50), Nice, France
Nationality American, French, Soviet
Known for Dance and choreography
Movement Modern/contemporary dance

About Isadora Duncan

Choreographer and modern dancer. Her three-decade career brought her international renown in the United States and Europe (though she was eventually banned from the U.S. for her Communist sympathies).

Isadora Duncan before fame

Augustin Daly's New York City theater company was where she began her performing arts career.

Achievement of Isadora Duncan

She died at the age of fifty when the scarf she was wearing became tangled in the wheel of a vehicle in which she was traveling.

Isadora Duncan family life

Her two children, Dierdre and Patrick, drowned in a 1913 accident at the young ages of six and three. She eventually married Sergei Yesenin, a considerably younger poet.

Associations of Isadora Duncan

She was a well-known dancer, as was Margot Fonteyn.

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Latest information about Isadora Duncan updated on September 11 2021.