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About Isadora Duncan
Isadora Duncan was an iconic American dancer who earned the nickname the "Mother of Modern Dance" for her pioneering role in inventing the Modern Dance. She died tragically in an automobile accident in France in 1927 when the scarf she had put around her neck got entangled in the rear wheel of the vehicle and instantly broke her neck.
She was the youngest of the four children of Mary Isadora Gray and Joseph Duncan. She had her first child Deirdre with Gordon Craig in 1906. Her second child Patrick was born in 1910. The child's father was Paris Singer. Both children were born out of wedlock. In 1922, she married the famous Russian poet Sergei Esenin, whom she was 18 years older than. The marriage ended the following year.
She was openly atheist.
Her children Deirdre and Patrick both drowned in 1913.
She revealed that after the deaths of her children, in her quest to have another child, she begged Italian sculptor Romano Romanelli to sleep with her.
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Famous quotes by Isadora Duncan
Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.Isadora Duncan
Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love - to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.Isadora Duncan
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.Isadora Duncan
So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.Isadora Duncan
The first essential in writing about anything is that the writer should have no experience of the matter.Isadora Duncan
What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.Isadora Duncan
With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.Isadora Duncan
Isadora Duncan's Popularity
Isadora Duncan was a famous American dancer and choreographer, who was born on May 27, 1877. As a person born on this date, Isadora Duncan is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (May 27) and the 1st most popular for the year (1877).
People born on May 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Isadora Duncan is the 837th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Isadora Duncan's birthday, Isadora Duncan is the 5279th most famous American and ranks 43rd in famous people born in San Francisco, California, U.S.
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