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Violette Verdy

Martha Swope

Violette Verdy

by Martha Swope

  • 166 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Dance Horizons in [Brooklyn .
Written in English

  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Verdy, Violette, 1933-,
    • Dancers -- France -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Caption title.

      Statementphotos. by Martha Swope ; text by B. H. Haggin.
      SeriesDance Horizons spotlight series
      ContributionsHaggin, B. H. 1900-
      LC ClassificationsGV1785.V47 S96
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5200350M
      ISBN 100871270749
      LC Control Number75023832

      Violette Szabo (), British Second World War agent in German-occupied France Violette Trépanier (born ), politician in Quebec, Canada Violette Verdy (–), French ballerina and director of dance companies. The great Violette Verdy discusses rehearsing Theme & Variations with George Balanchine, and how the necessity to move quickly created an iconic Balanchine step. Violette Verdy was one of the premier ballet dancers of the 20th century and dedicated her post-performance life to training future generations of dancers. She was one of the most gracious souls [ ].

      Of Swans, Sugarplums and Satin Slippers, Ballet Stories for Children, by Violette Verdy. New York: Scholastic Inc., 80 pages. Ages Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents Nutcracker, by Pacific Northwest Ballet Association. Sasquatch Books, 96 pages. Ages 3 & Size: 1MB. In the Footsteps of Three Modern American Prima Ballerinas French dancer Violette Verdy Her books and exhibitions run the gamut from the pioneers in early broadcasting to Elvis Presley.

      Starting at 9am Join us this auction day for the auction, and we are featuring Violette Verdy estate with French paintings, Original Louis Icart with Windmill mark and studio marks, French books and lots of wonderful items. Violette Verdy, a French-born ballerina who became one of New York City Ballet’s most acclaimed stars by bringing her. In , Dominique Delouche's documentary Violette et Mr. B. premiered in France and the United States. Verdy is the author of two children's books, Giselle, or the Wilis, published in by McGraw Hill and reissued in by Marcel Dekker, and Of Swans, Sugar Plums and Satin Slippers, published in by Scholastic Books. Both were.

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Violette Verdy is the author of Of Swans, Sugarplums and Satin Slippers ( avg rating, 50 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), Giselle ( avg ratin Home My Books/5. Looking for books by Violette Verdy. See all books authored by Violette Verdy, including Of Swans, Sugarplums nd Satin Slippers: Ballet Stories for Children (Blue Ribbon Book), and Giselle: A role for a lifetime: with the text of the ballet scenario adapted from Theophile Gautier ([The Dance program), and more on Giselle: Or, Violette Verdy book Wilis, Library Binding – January 1, by Verdy Violette (Author), Marcia Brown (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

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Violette Verdy, French ballerina and dance director who was an admired star of New York City Ballet for nearly 20 years (–77). Her exceptional charm and musicality inspired George Balanchine and other choreographers to create roles that showcased her eloquent and buoyant dancing.

Guillerm began. The ballerina Violette Verdy, who has died aged 82 after a stroke, will be vividly remembered through the roles created for her, principally after Author: Judith Cruickshank. Violette Verdy is the subject of two biographies ( and ) and a documentary film portrait by Dominic Delouche, and wrote two books for children, about the classical ballets Giselle, The.

Books By Violette Verdy All by Violette Verdy Hardcover. £ Of Swans, Sugarplums and Satin Slippers: Ballet Stories for Children Oct by Violette Verdy, Marcia Brown Hardcover.

£ Paperback. £ Title [Portrait of Violette Verdy, in Serenade] Contributor Names Van Vechten, Carl,photographer. Violette Verdy was born Nelly Armande Guillerm on Dec. 1,in Pont-l’Abbé, a French seaside town in Brittany.

Her father, Renan Guillerm, died a few months after her birth; her mother Author: Anna Kisselgoff. I so wanted to like this book, because the author, Violette Verdy is truly one of the nicest people I've ever met. Unfortunately, this book is just not well made. There are too many pages of text, and the illustrations often appear before the description /5.

Ballet legend Violette Verdy died Monday in Bloomington, Indiana, at 82, according to multiple news sources. Verdy was the principal dancer for.

Violette Verdy (born Nelly Armande Guillerm; 1 December – 8 February ) was a French ballerina, choreographer, teacher, and worked as a dance company director in France and the United States.

She was a Distinguished Professor of Music (Ballet) at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, in Bloomington, was an artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet. WASHINGTON — Violette Verdy, one of the leading ballerinas of the 20th century and the first female director of the Paris Opera Ballet, died Monday in Bloomington, Ind.

She was Hommage à Violette Verdy. "Dancing is music made visible." George Balanchine. Three abstract ballets by George Balanchine, brought together in one evening, allow us to appreciate the wealth and creativity of this major 20th century choreographer for whom dance was a true visualisation of iana.

Violette Verdy Raven Wilkinson Nina Novak Darla Hoover Gemze de Lappe Ted Kivitt Oleg Briansky Karole Armitage Robert Maiorano Marilyn K. Miller Marcello Angelini Victoria Beller-Smith Carol Bryan Gail Crisa Juliet Seignious David Fernandez Nanette Glushak Rose-Marie Menes Francia Russell Donna Silva William Whitener Laura Young Lois Bewley.

VIOLETTE VERDY, one of the world's great Prima Ballerinas, began her career with Les Ballets de Paris, and danced with the London Festival Ballet. A former principal ballerina with the New York City Ballet () recounts the stories of six of the best- loved ballets: The Firebird, Coppélia, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Giselle, and Sleeping Beauty.

Though Verdy varies her tone to suit the flavor of each dance, and while her narrative style is clear, it's not especially distinguished; what's special here is that the author's. A leading ballerina of the 20th century, Violette Verdy (December 1, February 8, ) began her training during the German occupation of northern France.

She was a principal dancer for New. VERDY--Violette. The George Balanchine Foundation mourns the loss of the ebullient ballerina, Violette Verdy.

Brilliant on stage; Violette displayed remarkable talent during her performing : Violette Verdy in "Serenade" Names Van Vechten, Carl, (Photographer) Mauriber, Saul (Creator) Collection.

Carl Van Vechten Slides. Verdy, Violette in Serenade. Dates / Origin Date Created: Library locations Jerome Robbins Dance Division Shelf locator: *MGZKA Topics Dance-- United States-- 20th century-- Slides Verdy.Of Swans, Sugarplums, and Satin Slippers: Ballet Stories for Children Violette Verdy, Author, Marcia Brown, Illustrator Scholastic $ (90p) ISBN Buy this book.