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The life and times of Ellen von Frankenberg

Author: Karen Bell-Kanner
Publisher: Chur ; New York : Harwood Academic Publishers, ©1991.
Series: Choreography and dance studies, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study of 20th-century German dance is based on the story of Ellen von Frankenberg, who began her modern dance career as a student in the Mary. Wigman School in Dresden, Germany, in 1923.


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Ellen von Frankenberg; Ellen von Frankenberg; Ellen von Frankenberg; Ellen ((von)) Frankenberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bell-Kanner
ISBN: 3718651106 9783718651108
OCLC Number: 22625535
Description: xvii, 167 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The ferryboat - a life motif; melodic fragments 1923-1927, Dresden beginnings; cabaret in Munich; dancing in new fields 1927-1933, Aachen; the long night's black 1933-1934, Hitler's Berlin; a place to hide 1934-1938, Erfurt; through the trees, across the river, into the fire, 1940-1945, Munster, Berlin, Russia, Dresden; again begin to become, 1945-1947, with Dore Hoyer in Dresden; descent into devastated Berlin; ferryboat to a mountain top 1947-1951, Annanberg; back to the two Berlins 1951-1964, Felsenstein and the Komische Oper; the ferryboat comes full circle 1962-1970, Holland and the German Democratic Republic.
Series Title: Choreography and dance studies, v. 1.
Responsibility: Karen Bell-Kanner.
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