Katherine Dunham Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Katherine Dunham died at age 96, astounding. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Dancer Katherine Dunham's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Choreographer, dancer, and anthropologist all in one, she collected ethnic, ritualistic dances, re-interpreted and staged them.

She married John Pratt, a theatrical designer, who worked with her in 1938 at the Chicago Federal Theatre Project and became her artistic partner.

How did Katherine Dunham die?

Katherine Dunham's death was caused by Natural Causes.

Information about the death of Katherine Dunham
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death96 years
ProfessionDancer
BirthdayJune 22, 1909
Death dateMay 21, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris, and after two or three years I wanted to do this same number that we did for PBS, so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings.

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I have actually five honorary degrees.

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You know, this isn’t theatre like it used to be.

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I don’t think Ed Sullivan had anything to do with Carib Song.

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We don’t intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit.

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