Martha Graham Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Martha Graham

Last Updated: 09 May, 2023 | Views: 494

Age: 96

Profession: Dancer

Other Profession(s): Choreographer

Famous For: Innovative Modern Dance Choreographer And Artist

Martha Graham Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 May, 1894 (96 Years 10 Months 21 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Pennsylvania
Birth District
Pittsburgh
Birth Sign
Taurus
Nationalities
American
Died on
01 Apr, 1991

Martha Graham Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Martha Graham, a well known American modern dancer and choreographer, was born in Pennsylvania. Martha Graham, an American dancer, was the first performer to ever take the stage at the White House. She reinvented modern dance during the course of a career spanning more than 50 years and produced more than 180 works as a dancer and choreographer. She regarded the art of dance as a vehicle for the expression of powerful human emotions and believed in exposing a person's inner self. 

Career:

Martha impacted a number of choreographers and dancers throughout the years, including as Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, and Twyla Tharp, through her exploration of social, political, and psychological topics. 

Many of the greatest modern dancers and choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries got their start with the Martha Graham Dance Company, which she created and is still the oldest dance company in the United States.

Martha was very creative and believed that dance was a "movement language" through which people could express their deepest fantasies, fears, and ecstasies.

In 1923, Martha Graham quit Denishawn and started performing in the Greenwich Village Follies show as a featured dancer.

Martha performed in a number of plays during this time, including "Three Gopi Maidens" and "Danse Languide."

Achievements and Awards:

Martha enrolled at Rochester, New York's Eastman School of Music in 1924, where she later began teaching dance. 

In 1926, Martha made her New York debut as a freelance artist. She enjoyed experimenting with dance moves, and her performances showed this.

Unknown facts:

Martha influence on contemporary dance has frequently been compared to Stravinsky's influence on music and Picasso's influence on the visual arts.
 

Martha Graham Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 162 cm
In Meters 1.62 m
In feet Inches 5'3"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 50 Kg
In Pounds 110 lbs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black

Martha Graham Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
George Graham
Mother's Name
Jane Beers
Spouse
Erick Hawkins
Brother(s)
William
Sister(s)
Georgia Graham Sargeant
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