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Martha Graham

(1894-1991)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
1. Martha Graham Marker
Inscription. Born near here, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham created a modern and unique movement style. In 1927, she founded her School of Contemporary Dance, revolutionizing the art of modern dance with innovative works such as “Frontier” and “Appalachian Spring.”
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 27.562′ N, 80° 1.005′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Brighton Road and California Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Brighton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15233, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Gertrude Stein (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Allegheny County Soldier's Monument (approx. half a mile away); Calvary United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); USS Maine Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Brown Chapel AME Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nevin Row (approx. 0.6 miles away); 841 Lincoln Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Martha Graham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
2. Martha Graham Marker

1. Martha Graham - PBS American Masters. (Submitted on May 9, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Martha Graham at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEducationEntertainment
 
Martha Graham image. Click for full size.
By Yousuf Karsh, 1948
3. Martha Graham
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 558 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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