Yvonne Rainer

Yvonne Rainer, (born November 24, 1934, San Francisco, California, U.S.), American avant-garde choreographer and filmmaker whose work in both discipli…

Yvonne Rainer

Yvonne Rainer, (born November 24, 1934, San Francisco, California, U.S.), American avant-garde choreographer and filmmaker whose work in both discipli…

Walter Piston

Walter Piston, in full Walter Hamor Piston, (born January 20, 1894, Rockland, Maine, U.S.—died November 12, 1976, Belmont, Massachusetts), composer …

Vaslav Nijinsky

Vaslav Nijinsky, Russian in full Vatslav Fomich Nizhinsky, (born March 12 [Feb. 28, old style], 1890, Kiev—died April 8, 1950, London), Russian-born…

Zoltán Kodály

Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian form Kodály Zoltán, (born December 16, 1882, Kecskemét, Austria-Hungary [now in Hungary]—died March 6, 1967, Budapest)…

William Kempe

William Kempe, Kempe also spelled Kemp, (born c. 1560—died c. 1603), one of the most famous clowns of the Elizabethan era. Much of his reputation as…