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Ruth St. Denis
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Born
Ruth Denis

(1879-01-20)January 20, 1879
Died July 21, 1968(1968-07-21) (aged 89)
Nationality American
Known for Modern dance
Spouse(s) Ted Shawn

Ruth St. Denis (born Ruth Denis; January 20, 1879 – July 21, 1968) was an American pioneer of modern dance, introducing eastern ideas into the art. She was the co-founder of the American Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts and the teacher of several notable performers.

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