>The New York Times
Monday, July 27, 2009 — 10:36 AM ET
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Merce Cunningham, Influential Choreographer, Dies at 90

Merce Cunningham, the American choreographer who was among a handful of 20th-century figures to make dance a major art and a major form of theater, died Sunday night. He was 90 and lived in Manhattan.

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