Who is Isadora Duncan?

  • (noun): United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927).
    Synonyms: Duncan

Isadora Duncan

Angela Isadora Duncan (May 27, 1877 – September 14, 1927), was an American dancer. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. She performed to acclaim throughout Europe; and was exiled from The United States for her soviet sympathies.

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List Of Biographical Films - 1960s
... George Adamson Bill Travers 1966 El Greco El Greco Mel Ferrer 1966 Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World Isadora Duncan Vivian Pickles 1966 Khartoum General Gordon Charlton Heston ... von Brockdorff Jadwiga Barańska Augustus II the Strong Mariusz Dmockowski 1968 Isadora Isadora Duncan Vanessa Redgrave 1968 The Lion in Winter Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine Peter O'Too ...
Isadora Duncan, The Biggest Dancer In The World
... Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World is a BBC TV film based on the life of the American dancer Isadora Duncan first broadcast on 22 September 1966 ... her, shortly after her death, entitled Isadora, an Intimate Portrait ... years after the first broadcast of the TV film, Vanessa Redgrave played the role of Isadora Duncan in the big-screen biopic Isadora ...
Isadora Duncan Dance Awards
... The Isadora Duncan Dance Awards or Izzies honor San Francisco Bay Area dance artists for outstanding achievements in a range of categories including choreography, sustained achievement, individual performance, company ... The awards are presented annually and named in honor of Isadora Duncan ...

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    The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
    Isadora Duncan (1878–1927)

    The world like Great Sodom lies under Love
    and knows not the hand of the Lord that moves.
    —Robert Duncan (b. 1919)