Isadora Duncan Quote
In French: "Adieu, mes amis. Je vais à la gloire." - Last words before her scarf was accidentally caught in a car wheel, breaking her neck. As quoted in: Isadora Duncan's End (1929) by Mary Desti
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIsadora Duncan
Born: May 27, 1877
Died: September 14, 1927 (aged 50)
Bio: Isadora Duncan was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. Born in the United States, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. In the United States she was popular primarily in New York, and only later in her life. She performed to acclaim throughout Europe.
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