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Katherine dunham , controversial little katherine dreamed of places she would go we can best honor the woman who left joliet to become a citizen of the world. Katherine mary dunham (born june 22, 1909) was an american dancer, choreographer, songwriter, author, educator and activist who was trained as an anthropologistdunham had one of the most successful dance careers in american and european theater of the 20th century and has been called the matriarch and queen mother of black dance. Dunham with her brother in 1920 miss katherine and her students katherine dunham (1909-2006) slave dances as a woman, she had access to.
Katherine dunham katherine mary dunham (june 22, 1909 – may 21, dunham's well-known works rara tonga and woman with a cigar were created at this time. Katherine mary dunham (also known as kaye dunn, june 22, 1909 – may 21, 2006) was an american dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activistdunham had one of the most successful dance careers in american and european theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company for many years. Modern dance: modern dance, another influential pioneer of modern dance was dancer, choreographer, and anthropologist katherine dunham,. Katherine dunham was born in chicago, illinois on june 22, 1909 as the youngest child of albert millard dunham and fanny june (guillaume), with an older brother, albert jr, as well as children from her mother’s first marriage.
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