Dancer and choreographer best known for her contributions to modern dance. She founded the famed Martha Graham Dance Company and had an acclaimed seven-decade-long career.
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|FULL NAME:||Martha Graham|
|BIRTH DATE:||May 11, 1894|
|AGE:||126 years old|
Martha Graham is a Choreographer. She was born into a Presbyterian family of Irish descent. Her marriage to fellow dancer Erick Hawkins lasted from 1948 until 1954. She grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the first decade of the twentieth century, she began training at the Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts.
DID YOU KNOW Her numerous awards include the 1979 Kennedy Center Honor, the 1976 Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the 1985 National Medal of Arts. She was the first dancer to perform at the White House.
FACT As a choreographer of modern dance, she was likened to modernist artist Pablo Picasso in terms of her tremendous influence upon the development of her art form.
Currently, Martha Graham is 126 years old. She will celebrate her 127th birthday on a Friday, May 11th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Martha Graham’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus’ life pursuit is emotional and financial security and a secret desire to have a secure, happy and wealthy life/marriage. People of this zodiac sign like gardening, cooking, music, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive, uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.
Martha Graham was born in the Year of the Horse. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they’re overly frank with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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