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Jane Sherman

Jane Sherman, American author.

Background

  • Sherman, Jane was born on June 14, 1908 in Beloit, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Horace Humphrey and Florentine (St. Clair) Sherman.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Newtown High School, Elmhurst, New York, 1925.

    Career

    • Member Far East tour Ruth St. Denis-Ted Shawn Denishawn Dancers, 1925-1926, member United States tour, 1926-1927, member United States Ziegfeld Follies tour, 1927-1928. Member Doris Humphrey-Charles Weidman Company, 1928-1929. Appeared in Broadway musicals, 1929-1931.

      Member Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, 1934-1935. Artistic advisor Denishawn Repertory Dancers, Trenton, New Jersey. Advisory board Vanaver Caravan, Rosendale, New York.

      Lecturer in field; re-created dances for the Martha Graham Company, the Vanaver Caravan, the Philadelphia Dance Company, others.

    Works

    • Songs of Senescence
    • A book written by Jane Sherman, now 95 years old, commenting on her life in its later years.

    Connections

    • Married Ned Lehac, February 8, 1940 (deceased).
    • father: Horace Humphrey Sherman
    • mother: Florentine (St. Clair) Sherman
    • spouse: Ned Lehac
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    Died March 16, 2010
    (aged 101)
    Nationality
    • 1925
      Newtown High School
    • 1928 - 1929
      member, Doris Humphrey-Charles Weidman Company
    • 1929 - 1931
      appeared in Broadway musicals
    • 1934 - 1935
      member, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes