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Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927

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    • Duncan, I. (Isadora), 1877-1927
    • Duncan, Angela, 1877-1927
    • Duncan, Dora Angela, 1877-1927
    • Dunkan, Aĭsedora, 1877-1927
    • Dunkan, A. (Aĭsedora), 1877-1927
    • Dënkan, Izadora, 1877-1927
    • Дункан, Айседора, 1877-1927
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        San Francisco, Calif.
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        Nice, France
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      • found: The dance of the future ... 1903.
      • found: Donna è ballo, c1980:t.p. (I. Duncan) cover (Isadora Duncan)
      • found: Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig, 1988:p. 15-16 (Isadora Duncan's supposed b. date of 5/27/1878 recently corrected by the writer Paul Hertelendy who found the following entry in the register of Old St. Mary's Church, San Francisco: Angela Duncan, b. 5/26/1877, baptized 10/13/1877; Angela became Dora Angela and grew up to be Isadora) p. 110 (d. 9/14/27 in Nice)
      • found: Aĭsedora, 1992:preface (Aĭsedory Dunkan, Izadora Dënkan)
      • found: Tanet︠s︡ budushchego 1994:t.p. (Aĭsedora Dunkan; A. Dunkan)
      • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 23, 2012(Isadora Duncan; Angela Isadora Duncan; born May 27, 1877 in San Francisco, Calif.; died September 14, 1927 in Nice; an American dancer. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. Duncan's philosophy of dance moved away from rigid ballet technique and towards what she perceived as natural movement. In 1987, she was inducted into the National Museum of Dance's Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame)
      • found: Isadora Duncan Foundation, Aug. 23, 2013(Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was an American pioneer of dance and is an important figure in both the arts and history. Known as the "Mother of Modern Dance," Isadora Duncan was a self-styled revolutionary whose influence spread from American to Europe and Russia. Her style of dancing eschewed the rigidity of ballet and she championed the notion of free-spiritedness coupled with the high ideals of ancient Greece: beauty, philosophy, and humanity) -
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      • 1980-05-27: new
      • 2013-08-30: revised
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