Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey
1931 - 1989

Alvin Ailey  American Dancer

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Relationships

Alvin Ailey was in relationships with Charles Weidman and Martha Graham.

Alvin Ailey had encounters with Katherine Dunham, Maya Angelou, Judith Jamison and Lester Horton.

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American Dancer Alvin Ailey was born Alvin Ailey, Jr. on 5th January, 1931 in Rogers, Texas, USA and passed away on 1st Dec 1989 New York City, New York, USA aged 58. He is most remembered for Founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and won international fame as both a dancer and choreographer.. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Alvin Ailey is a member of the following lists: 20th-century dancers, 20th-century African-American people and Burials at Rose Hills Memorial Park.

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Details

First Name Alvin
Last Name Ailey
Full Name at Birth Alvin Ailey, Jr.
Age 58 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th January, 1931
Birthplace Rogers, Texas, USA
Died 1st December, 1989
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Aids (related complications)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University University of California, CA, San Francisco State College, CA, Ucla, Ca, Berkeley, CA
Occupation Text Dancer, choreographer
Occupation Dancer
Claim to Fame Founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and won international fame as both a dancer and choreographer.

Alvin Ailey (January 5, 1931 – December 1, 1989) was an African-American choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. He is credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African-American participation in 20th-century concert dance. His company gained the nickname "Cultural Ambassador to the World" because of its extensive international touring. Ailey's choreographic masterpiece Revelations is believed to be the best known and most often seen modern dance performance. In 1977, Ailey was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. He received the Kennedy Center Honors in 1988, just one year before his death. In 2014, President Barack Obama selected Ailey to be a posthumous recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Alvin Ailey58 CapricornDancer
American
Judith Jamison75 TaurusChoreographer
American
Lester Horton-
Charles Weidman-
Katherine Dunham95 CancerDancer
American
Martha Graham96 TaurusChoreographer
American
Maya Angelou86 AriesPoet
American

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Carmen Jones1954Dance Soloist (uncredited)Movie
Lydia Bailey1952Specialty Dancer (uncredited)Movie

Discussions

Posted commentsView all comments (2)

dont worry about meFeb 24, 2010

i think he is stiil alive and is fakin his death like 2pac was or did rahter.

YOLANDA MARGARITA:)Jan 14, 2010

HE DIED OF A BLOOD DISORDER. IT SAIYS IT ON HIS INFOO IFRF YOU DO NOE HOW TO READD LAMO LOL.


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