Alvin Ailey

By: Emma Worthen

THE CHILDHOOD OF ALVIN AILEY.

The famous Alvin Ailey is a dancer. Born in the Great Depression, Jan. 5, 1931,in Rogers, Texas, things were hard back then. That made his family hard because they were losing their money. One day, Alvin danced on the street because he thought he can make a few coins. He did, and back at his family was happy.

PICS OF ALVIN AILEY

THE ADULTHOOD OF ALVIN AILEY.

While Alvin was making money for the morgages to pay for the house, New York wanted Alvin to come to New York for his dancing.



When he grew older, he wanted to live to New York, where millions of millions of people where watch him dance. Today we know as "The Great Dancer", because of his famous dance moves. Alvin died on Dec. 1, 1989, in New York, New York.