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Mercier Philip "Merce" Cunningham (April 16, 1919 – July 26, 2009) was an American dancer and choreographer who was at the forefront of the American modern dance for more than 50 years. He is also notable for his frequent collaborations with artists of other disciplines, including musicians John Cage and David Tudor, artists Robert Rauschenberg and Bruce Nauman. Works that he produced with these artists had a profound impact on avant-garde art beyond the world of dance.

Age: 90 (age at death)
Died: 26 July, 2009, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary


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2009 Breath Made Visible: Anna Halprin Himself
2006 Jack Mitchell: My Life Is Black and White Himself
1997 La mandrágora Himself
1997 Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work Himself - choreographer
1994 Jonas in the Desert Himself
1991 Cage/Cunningham Himself
1985 American Masters Himself
1985 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Himself - Honoree
1978 The South Bank Show Himself
1989 Changing Steps choreographer


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