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Martha Nierenberg, Entrepreneur Who Sought Art’s Return, Dies at 96

Martha Nierenberg, Entrepreneur Who Sought Art’s Return, Dies at 96

Martha Nierenberg, Entrepreneur Who Sought Art’s Return, Dies at 96 Martha Nierenberg, Entrepreneur Who Sought Art’s Return, Dies at 96 Mrs. Nierenberg and her mother never lost sight of recovering their artistic birthright, but they were also intent on establishing their new lives in New York. Martha set out to complete her science degree, moving for a time to Cambridge, …

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Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown

Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown

Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown Martha Rocha, whose second-place finish representing Brazil in the 1954 Miss Universe pageant made her a hero in her home country, in part because of a widely held belief there that she had unfairly lost the …

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For the New York Public Library, Martha Graham Is the Missing Link

For the New York Public Library, Martha Graham Is the Missing Link

For the New York Public Library, Martha Graham Is the Missing Link For the New York Public Library, Martha Graham Is the Missing Link “Why don’t we have Martha?” When Linda Murray became the curator of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts in 2015, that was her No. 1 question. She …

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Helen McGehee, a Martha Graham Dancer and Teacher, Dies at 98

Helen McGehee, a Martha Graham Dancer and Teacher, Dies at 98

Helen McGehee, a Martha Graham Dancer and Teacher, Dies at 98 Helen McGehee, a Martha Graham Dancer and Teacher, Dies at 98 Helen McGehee, a powerful dancer in Martha Graham’s company since the 1940s and a prominent teacher known for her tough-love rigor, died on April 9 in Lynchburg, Va., where she lived. She was 98. Her death was confirmed …

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