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Women in Music

June 6, 1898

Dame Ninette de Valois was born. Dame de Valois was an Irish dancer, choreographer and director, founder of The Royal Ballet the Birmingham Royal Ballet, and the Royal Ballet of School in Great Britain.
June 6, 1898

June 22, 1909

“I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.'” Katherine Dunham Katherine Dunham, American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and activist is born. […]
June 22, 1909