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Katherine Dunham
  • Name: Katherine Dunham
  • Born: 06/22/1909
  • Died: 05/21/2006 (96 years old)
  • Occupation: Dancer, choreographer, author, educator, activist

Katherine Mary Dunham (also known as Kaye Dunn, June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, anthropologist, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in African-American and European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company for many years. She has been called the “matriarch and queen mother of black dance.”

Birth Name: Katherine Mary Dunham

School: University of Chicago

Alias: Katherine Mary Dunham

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S

Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S

Source: Wikipedia

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