Martha Graham

Martha Graham

Fellow: Awarded 1932

Field of Study: Choreography

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Choreography

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Choreography

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-11-1894

Died: 04-01-1991

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

 Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1932

Appointed from the United States:

GRAHAM, MARTHA: Appointed for studies of native dances of Mexico and Yucatan; tenure, four months from June 18, 1932.

Creative experiments in the field of the dance; solo and group compositions, including Dithyrambic, Ceremonials, Lamentation, Incantation. Creation of the leading roles in Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben and Loeffler’s A Pagan Poem, produced by the Neighborhood Playhouse; Stravinsky’s Sacre du Printemps, produced under the auspices of The League of Composers.