Syvilla Fort, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Syvilla Fort

American dancer

Date of Birth: 03-Jul-1917

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Date of Death: 08-Nov-1975

Profession: choreographer, dancer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Syvilla Fort

  • Syvilla Fort (July 3, 1917 – November 8, 1975) was an American dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher.
  • Born in Seattle, she drew on her African-American heritage in her original dance works.
  • American composer John Cage wrote his first piece for prepared piano, Bacchanale (1940), for a dance by Fort.
  • She died from breast cancer at the age of 58.

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