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Martha Graham

LeRoy Leatherman

Martha Graham

portrait of an artist

by LeRoy Leatherman

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graham, Martha, -- 1894-1991.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York, Knopf, 1966.

    Statementtext by LeRoy Leatherman ; photographs by Martha Swope.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17097035M

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    Martha Graham was a prime revolutionary in the arts of this century and the American dancer and choreographer whose name became synonymous with modern dance. She died on . Martha Graham, influential American dancer, teacher, and choreographer of modern dance whose ballets and other works were intended to ‘reveal the inner man.’ She gave modern dance new depth as a vehicle for the intense and forceful expression of primal emotions. Learn more about Graham’s life and career.

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Graham, who famously claimed that she was “not political. Martha Graham: A Dancer's Life here he adds culture to the mix as he chronicles the inspiring life of legendary dancer Martha Graham. The venerable author hooks readers in immediately with his.

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