Ted Shawn


Is Ted Shawn Dead or Still Alive? Ted Shawn Birthday and Date of Death

Ted Shawn

Ted Shawn Death

Ted passed away on January 9, 1972 at the age of 80 in Orlando, Florida. Ted's cause of death was heart failure.

Ted Shawn death quick facts:
  • When did Ted Shawn die?

    January 9, 1972
  • How did Ted Shawn die? What was the cause of death?

    Heart failure
  • How old was Ted Shawn when died?

  • Where did Ted Shawn die? What was the location of death?

    Orlando, Florida

Ted Shawn Birthday and Date of Death

Ted Shawn was born on October 21, 1891 and died on January 9, 1972. Ted was 80 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: October 21, 1891
Date of Death: January 9, 1972
Age at Death: 80

Ted Shawn - Biography

Ted Shawn (21 October 1891 — 9 January 1972), originally Edwin Myers Shawn, was one of the first notable male pioneers of American modern dance. Along with creating Denishawn with former wife Ruth St. Denis he is also responsible for the creation of the well known all-male company Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers. With his innovative ideas of masculine movement, he is one of the most influential choreographers and dancers of his day. He is also the founder and creator of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Massachusetts, and "was knighted by the King of Denmark for his efforts on behalf of the Royal Danish Ballet".