Tharp is a surname, and may refer to:
- Aran Tharp (b. 1977), American avant-garde musician
- Carol Baker Tharp (1952–2007), American executive director
- Hale Tharp (1828–unknown), miner during the California Gold Rush
- John J. Tharp, Jr. (b. 1960), US District Judge in Illinois
- Kenneth Tharp (contemporary), English dance artist
- Lars Tharp (b. 1954), Danish-born British-based historian, lecturer and broadcaster
- Marie Tharp (1920–2006), American geologist and oceanographer
- Reynold Tharp (b. 1973), American composer
- Taylor Tharp (b. 1984), American professional football player
- Twyla Tharp (b. 1941), American dancer and choreographer
- William Tharp (1803–1865), American politician from Delaware; governor of Delaware 1947–51
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... Tharp collaborated with film directors Milos Forman on Hair (1978), Ragtime (1980) and Amadeus (1984) Taylor Hackford on White Nights (1985) and James Brooks on I'll ... Tharp co-directed the award-winning television special "Baryshnikov by Tharp" in 1984 ... Tharp has written three books an early autobiography, Push Comes to Shove (1992 Bantam Books) The Creative Habit Learn It and Use It for Life (2003, Simon Schuster), translated into Spanish, Chinese, Russian ...
... Tharp was born in 1941 on a farm in Portland, Indiana, and was named after Twila Thornburg, the "Pig Princess" of the 89th Annual Muncie Fair in Indiana ... When Tharp was a young child she spent a few months each year living with her Quaker grandparents on their farm in Indiana ... In 1950 Tharp's family—younger sister Twanette, twin brothers Stanley and Stanford, mother Lecile and father William—moved to Rialto, California ...
... In 1980, Tharp's work first appeared on Broadway with Twyla Tharp Dance performing When We Were Very Young, followed in 1981 by The Catherine Wheel, her collaboration with David ... Tharp premiered her dance musical Movin' Out, set to the music and lyrics of Billy Joel in Chicago in 2001 ... Movin' Out received ten Tony nominations and Tharp was named Best Choreographer ...
... In 1977, a year after graduating, Tharp began working as an auctioneer at Sothebys, where he specialised in European and Chinese ceramics ... Tharp continued to work with Sothebys for sixteen years, becoming a director in 1983 ... Museum as its Ambassador, and as "Hogarth Curator" Tharp is also well known for his appearances as a ceramics expert on the British antiques programme Antiques ...
Famous quotes containing the word tharp:
“The disaster ... is not the money, although the money will be missed. The disaster is the disrespectthis belief that the arts are dispensable, that theyre not critical to a cultures existence.”
—Twyla Tharp (b. 1941)