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Merce Cunningham
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Merce Cunningham Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 16 April 1919


: Aries


: 26 July 2009


: 90 years

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  • Mercier Philip "Merce" Cunningham was an American dancer and choreographer who was at the forefront of the American modern dance for more than 50 years
Born:16 April 1919 Comment
When did Merce Cunningham die? / Died26 July 2009
How many years did Merce Cunningham live? / Lived90 years
Zodiac sign:Aries

 Merce Cunningham facts

  • He is also notable for his frequent collaborations with artists of other disciplines, including musicians John Cage and David Tudor, and artists Robert Rauschenberg and Bruce Nauman
  • Works that he produced with these artists had a profound impact on avant-garde art beyond the world of dance
  • As a choreographer, teacher and leader of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Cunningham had a profound influence on modern dance
  • Many dancers who trained with Cunningham formed their own companies
  • They include Paul Taylor, Remy Charlip, Viola Farber, Charles Moulton, Karole Armitage, Robert Kovich, Foofwa d’Imobilité, Kimberly Bartosik, Flo Ankah, and Jonah Bokaer
  • In 2009, the Cunningham Dance Foundation announced the Legacy Plan, a precedent-setting plan for the continuation of Cunningham’s work and the celebration and preservation of his artistic legacy
  • Cunningham earned some of the highest honors bestowed in the arts, including the National Medal of Arts and the MacArthur Fellowship
  • He also received Japan's Praemium Imperiale, a British Laurence Olivier Award, and was named Officier of the Légion d'honneur in France
  • Cunningham’s life and artistic vision have been the subject of numerous books, films, and exhibitions, and his works have been presented by groups including the Paris Opéra Ballet, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, White Oak Dance Project, and London's Rambert Dance Company

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