Ted Shawn

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Birthday
21, 1891
Birthplace
Kansas City, MO
Death Date
Jan 9, 1972 (80)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1891
Birthplace
Kansas City, MO
Death Date
Jan 9, 1972 (80)

About

Former dancer, most remembered as one of the early male pioneers of Modern dance.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Denver, where he hoped to study Religion before changing majors.

Trivia

He helped establish the Music Visualization technique -- a concept that emphasized movement equivalents to the dynamics and structural shapes of music.

Family Life

He was born in Kansas City, Missouri.

Associated With

Martha Graham was one of his early proteges.