Influential African American dancer and choreographer. He brought modern dance to a wider audience, founded New York’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and created a famous dance piece called “Revelations.”
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|FULL NAME:||Alvin Ailey|
|BIRTH DATE:||January 5, 1931|
|AGE:||89 years old|
Alvin Ailey is a Choreographer. He was once romantically linked to political activist David McReynolds. Tragically, Ailey contracted HIV in the 1980s and died in his late fifties. As a teenager, he studied dance with renowned choreographer Lester Horton, who established the first American dance school that taught students of all races.
DID YOU KNOW While living in San Francisco, he performed in nightclubs with poet Maya Angelou .
FACT He appeared with actress and singer Pearl Bailey in the 1954 Broadway production of House of Flowers.
SEE ALSO Alvin Ailey’s net worth as of 2018.
Currently, Alvin Ailey is 89 years old. He will celebrate his 90th birthday on a Monday, January 5th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alvin Ailey’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn’s life pursuit is to be proud of their achievements and a secret desire to be admired by their family and friends and the world at large. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.
Alvin Ailey was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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