Choreographer Merce Cunningham dies at 90. Last night, legendary choreography Merce Cunningham was found dead in his home. The Cunningham Dance Foundation released a statement saying, “It is with great sorrow that we note the passing of Merce Cunningham, who died peacefully in his home last night of natural causes.”
Cunningham’s career spanned over six decades. Merce was among a handful of 20th-century figures to make dance a major art and a major form of theater. RIP.