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Isadora Duncan Isadora Duncan was a famous dancer who brought a new kind of dance to the world She danced out the feelings from deep in her heart Unlike other dancers in the late nineteenth century Isadora Duncan danced with flowing motion She was not a ballerina and did not like to watch ballet dancers with their stiff bodies and unnatural pointe shoes At first she was not liked but as time went on Isadora Duncan became a dance revolutionist people all over the world will never forget Angela Isadora Duncan was born one of four on May 261877 in San Francisco California Her mother Dora Duncan was a piano teacher and her father Joseph Duncan was a banker journalist and poet Her parents were both well educated charming and an altogether happy couple However their marriage fell apart soon after Isadoras birth After the divorce Dora was left with little money to support her four children Augastin Raymond Elizabeth and Isadora She gave her music lessons but still was not bringing in enough money to keep living in the same house The family began moving from one apartment to another learning to leave each one a day before the bills came around Isadora started school at the age of five In the late nineteenth century students were expected to sit still during school memorizing and reciting their lessons To Isadora this was irritating and meaningless She hated school She said later in her autobiography that her real education came on the nights when Isadora and her siblings would dance to her mothers music and learn about what they were interested in -- literature and music Isadora was told as a child that she would have to learn to depend on herself to get what she needed in life So as Isadora grew older she began to understand her familys financial condition and was eager
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