Famous People Born in 1909
Anthropologist, Activist, Choreographer, Journalist / 1909 - 2006Katherine Dunham was an American dancer, choreographer and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances.
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profile name: Vivian Vance profile occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress
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profile name: Kwame Nkrumah profile occupation: World Leader, Prime Minister
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profile name: Clyde Barrow profile occupation: Murderer, Thief
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profile name: Benny Goodman profile occupation: Songwriter
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profile name: Katherine Dunham profile occupation: Anthropologist, Activist, Choreographer, Journalist
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profile name: Mother Maybelle Carter profile occupation: Guitarist, Singer
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