"To seek in nature the fairest forms and to find the movement which expresses the soul in these forms—this is the art of the dancer. ... My inspiration has been drawn from trees, from waves, from clouds, from the sympathies that exist between passion and the storm." So said Isadora: here she is on the Lido in Venice. Photo taken in 1903 by her brother Raymond Duncan.
Isadora Duncan,1904(May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927), dancer. The mother of modern dance. Died when the scarf she was wearing became wrapped in the wheels of the car she was riding in. She was thrown from the vehicle and strangled. ~Historical People Events~