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Pearl Lang: Guardian of Martha Graham’s technique

Like a pearl, an artist who can devote herself equally to performing, choreographing, and teaching, is uniquely rounded. Pearl Lang (1921–2009) was such a person, and she made no hierarchical distinctions in her three-pronged career. Lang’s devotion to her craft led her to become one of the mid-century’s most heralded modern dancers and choreographers, famous […]