Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey
1931 - 1989

Alvin Ailey  American Dancer

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

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

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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: Kennedy Center honorees, American choreographers and People with bipolar disorder.

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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 dancer, director, choreographer, and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the most successful dance companies in the world. He created AAADT and its affiliated Ailey School as havens for nurturing black artists and expressing the universality of the African-American experience through dance. His work fused theatre, modern dance, ballet, and jazz with black vernacular, creating hope-fueled choreography that continues to spread global awareness of black life in America. Ailey's choreographic masterpiece Revelations is recognized as one of the most popular and most performed ballets in the world. In this work he blended primitive, modern and jazz elements of dance with a concern for black rural America. On July 15, 2008, the United States Congress passed a resolution designating AAADT a “vital American cultural ambassador to the World.” That same year, in recognition of AAADT's 50th anniversary, then Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared December 4 "Alvin Ailey Day" in New York City while then Governor David Paterson honoured the organization on behalf of New York State.

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Alvin Ailey58 CapricornDancer
American
Lester Horton47 AquariusChoreographer
American
Judith Jamison78 TaurusChoreographer
American
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

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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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