Isadora Duncan

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Angela Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 or May 27, 1878[lower-alpha 1] – September 14, 1927) was an American dancer and choreographer, who was a pioneer of modern contemporary dance, who performed to great acclaim throughout Europe and the US. Born and raised in California, she lived and danced in Western Europe, the US and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50 when her scarf became entangled in the wheel and axle of the car in which she was travelling in Nice, France.[1]

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Isadora Duncan
Angela Isadora Duncan

(1877-05-26)May 26, 1877[lower-alpha 1]
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died(1927-09-14)September 14, 1927 (aged 50)[lower-alpha 1]
Nice, France
NationalityAmerican, French, Soviet
Known forDance and choreography
MovementModern/contemporary dance
(m. 1922; separation 1923)
Partner(s)Edward Gordon Craig
Paris Singer
Romano Romanelli
Mercedes de Acosta