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Cunningham, Merce

Syllabification: Cun·ning·ham, Merce
Pronunciation: /ˈkəniNGˌham
 
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Definition of Cunningham, Merce in English:

( 1919–2009), US dancer and choreographer. As a dancer with the Martha Graham dance company 1939–45, he experimented with choreography and collaborated with composer John Cage in solo performances in 1944. He formed his own company in 1953.

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