Isadora Duncan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 27, 1877

Death Date

Sep 14, 1927

Age of Death

50 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Sep 14, 1927



The choreographer Isadora Duncan died at the age of 50. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Modern dancer and choreographer. Her three-decade-long career earned her acclaim in the United States and Europe (though she was eventually banned from the U.S. for her Communist sympathies).

Her two children, Dierdre and Patrick, drowned in a 1913 accident at the young ages of six and three. She later married the much-younger poet Sergei Yesenin.



The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.


With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.


The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet.


So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.


It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.