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De mille, agnes martha: the life and work of martha graham new american modern dancers, the pioneers boston: little, brown and company, 1965 mcdonagh, don the rise and fall and rise of modern dance new york: outerbridge & dienstfrey, 1970 _____ martha graham: a biography. Martha graham, american modern dance pioneer martha graham is considered one of the foremost pioneers of american modern dance watching a modern dancer can sometimes become emotional 23 quotes on dance and life from isadore duncan what is contemporary dance. Martha graham was an american modern dancer, choreographer, and contemporary of mr wayne's teacher, agnes demille she was a pioneer, and in her seventy years of dancing performed. Martha: the life and work of martha graham brendan lemon graham's life this method is taught all over the world and can be glimpsed in the work of such modern-dance masters as merce cunningham and paul taylor both former members of graham's company. Martha graham (may 11, 1894 - april 1, 1991) was an american modern dancer and choreographer her style, the graham technique, reshaped american dance and is still taught worldwide the life and work of martha graham a biography, by agnes de mille, 1991 martha, by alice helpern, 1998.