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Wilde times : Patricia Wilde, George Balanchine, and the rise of New York City Ballet

Author: Joel Lobenthal
Publisher: Lebanon NH : ForeEdge, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lobenthal brings the world of Wilde and Balanchine, of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Diana Adams, Suzanne Farrell, Maria Tallchief, and many others ... to life. With unfettered access to Wilde and her family, friends, and colleagues, Lobenthal takes the reader backstage to some of the greatest ballet triumphs of the modern era--and some of [its] greatest tragedies"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lobenthal, Joel.
Wilde times
Lebanon NH : ForeEdge, [2016]
(DLC) 2016014521
Named Person: Patricia Wilde; George Balanchine; George Balanchine; Patricia Wilde; Patricia Wilde; George Balanchine; Patricia Wilde
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Lobenthal
ISBN: 9781611688030 1611688035 9781611689433 1611689430
OCLC Number: 923650723
Description: xi, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Eileen Simpson --
The estate --
Depression and World War --
Leaving Ottawa --
Big city and barn --
The Marquis --
Schooling American Ballet --
Mexico City, 1945 --
Opening night --
On tour --
Balanchine's Ballet Russe --
No safety net --
New voices --
Anniversary season --
Paris, 1949 --
Royal Opera House --
Putting New York City Ballet on the map --
East side, west side --
Grand tour, 1952 --
In the dressing room --
By the seat of her tutu --
The poodle --
Wedding night --
Expanding horizons --
Moving all over --
Le Clercq's last dance --
Zenith --
The far east --
A Balanchine swan --
Raymonda variations --
The USSR --
"You can always come back" --
Children --
American Ballet Theatre --
Pittsburgh --
Silver sneaker.
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This first biography of the performer presents a window into the world of Balanchine at an important time in dance history. <i><b>Library Journal</b></i>"

 
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