On this Day: June 22, 1909 | Birthday of Katherine Dunham

22 June 1909: Birthday of Katherine Dunham, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2006) (Source) Katherine Dunham ([1] June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an African-American dancer, choreographer, creator of the Dunham Technique, author, educator, anthropologist, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in African-American and European theater of …

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