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Evelina Palmer-Sikelianos

Nicknames: "Eva"
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Birthplace: Gramercy Park, New York City, New York County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Delphi, Phocis, Greece
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Daughter of Courtlandt Palmer and Catherine Amory Abbe
Ex-wife of Angelos Sikelianos
Mother of Glafkos Sikelianos
Sister of Courtlandt Palmer

Occupation: Student, Lecturer, Choreographer, Festival Organizer
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About Evelina Palmer-Sikelianos

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Palmer-Sikelianos

Evelina "Eva" Palmer-Sikelianos (January 9, 1874–June 4, 1952) was an American woman notable for her study and promotion of Classical Greek culture, weaving, theater, choral dance and music. Palmer's life and artistic endeavors intersected with numerous noteworthy artists throughout her life. She was both inspired by or inspired the likes of dancers Isadora Duncan and Ted Shawn, the French literary great Colette, the poet and author Natalie Barney and the actress Sarah Bernhardt. She would go on to marry Angelos Sikelianos, a Greek poet and playwright. Together they organized a revival of the Delphic Festival in Delphi, Greece. Embodied in these festivals of art, music and theater she hoped to promote a balanced sense of enlightenment that would further the goals of peace and harmony in Greece and beyond.

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Evelina Palmer-Sikelianos's Timeline

1874
January 9, 1874
New York City, New York County, New York, United States
1907
September 9, 1907
Age 33
Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, United States
1909
1909
Age 34
Athens, Attica, Greece
1934
1934
Age 59
Greece
1952
June 4, 1952
Age 78
Delphi, Phocis, Greece