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Agnes de Mille

Agnes de MilleAKA Agnes George de Mille

Born: 18-Sep-1905
Birthplace: Harlem, NY
Died: 7-Oct-1993
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Choreographer, Dancer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Influential American choreographer

Niece of film director Cecil B. DeMille, and granddaughter of economist Henry George.

Father: William C. de Mille (silent film director, b. 1878, d. 1955)
Mother: Anna Angela George (daughter of economist Henry George)
Sister: Peggy George (actress, d. 1978)
Husband: Walter Foy Prude (m. 14-Jun-1943, d. 1988, one child)

    University: BA, University of California at Los Angeles (1926)

    Stroke 1975

Author of books:
Dance to the Piper (1952)
And Promenade Home (1958, memoir)
To a Young Dancer (1962)
Speak to Me, Dance with Me (1973)
Where the Wings Grow (1977, memoir)
Martha (1991, biography, of Martha Graham)

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