Pina Bausch Dies

Philippine "Pina" Bausch (July 27, 1940 – June 30, 2009) was a German modern dance choreographer and a leading influence in the development of the Tanztheater style of dance.

Modern dance is a dance form developed in the early 20th century. Although the term Modern dance has also been applied to a category of 20th Century ballroom dances, Modern dance as a term usually refers to 20th century concert dance.