Pina Bausch

Dancer, Organization founder

1940 – 2009

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Who was Pina Bausch?

Philippina "Pina" Bausch was a German performer of modern dance, choreographer, dance teacher and ballet director. With her unique style, a blend of movement, sound, and prominent stage sets, and with her elaborate cooperation with performers during the composition of a piece, she became a leading influence in the world of modern dance from the 1970s on.

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Born
Jul 27, 1940
Solingen
Also known as
  • Josephine Bausch
  • Philippine Bausch
  • Philippina "Pina" Bausch
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Juilliard School
    (1960 - )
  • Folkwang University of the Arts
    (1955 - )
Lived in
  • Solingen
Died
Jun 30, 2009
Wuppertal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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