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Isadora Duncan

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Birthday
27, 1877
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Death Date
Sep 14, 1927 (50)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1877
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Death Date
Sep 14, 1927 (50)

About

Modern dancer and choreographer. Her three-decade-long career earned her acclaim in the United States and Europe (though she was eventually banned from the U.S. for her Communist sympathies).

Before Fame

She began her performing arts career as a member of Augustin Daly's New York City theater company.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

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

Associated With

She and Margot Fonteyn were both famous dancers.

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