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By Russell Freedman

Martha Graham, the yankee dancer, instructor, and choreographer, revolutionized the area of recent dance. She possessed an excellent gift for revealing emotion via dance, expressing ideals and telling tales in an totally new manner. Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman records Martha Graham's existence from her delivery in 1894 to her ultimate dance functionality on the age of seventy-five and endured occupation as a choreographer till her demise in 1991. Graham's personal reminiscences in addition to these of her dancers, scholars, neighbors, and enthusiasts demonstrate Graham's unwavering commitment, her awesome feel of artistry, and the fierce depth that left an effect on all who observed her practice. unique study in response to interviews and a outstanding choice of photos now not greatly reproduced supply this biography an extraordinary and unheard of intensity. contains notes,a bibliography, and an index.

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