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A Tribute To Merce Cunningham Who Died Sunday Night.

July 28, 2009


Merce Cunningham, Who Collaborated with an Array of Visual Artists and Designers, Died


Dancers from the Merce Cunningham Dance Company practice in front of press photographers for the ”Event” created specially for the Reina Sofia Museum this past month of May. Photo: EFE/Ballesteros.

NEW YORK, NY.- Merce Cunningham, who was among the most influential choreographers of the 20th century, and was at the forefront of the American avant-garde for more than 50 years, died on Sunday night, the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation said. He was 90. Throughout much of his life, Cunningham was also considered one of the greatest American dancers. A constant collaborator who has influenced artists across disciplines—including musicians John Cage and David Tudor, artists Robert Rauschenberg and Bruce …More 

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