The dancer Katherine Dunham passed away at age 96, this age of death has to be considered astounding. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Katherine Dunham and more!
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.
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||96 years|
|Birthday||June 22, 1909|
|Death date||May 21, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Katherine Dunham
Black people should have recognition for themselves and their backgrounds and their relationships with other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation. This museum has certainly stood for that in this town.Katherine Dunham
The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn’t always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn’t yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion.Katherine Dunham
We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning.Katherine Dunham
You know, this isn’t theatre like it used to be.Katherine Dunham
A creative person has to create. It doesn’t really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on.Katherine Dunham