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Alvin Ailey: A Life in Dance


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April 1998

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) was a choreographic giant in the modern dance world and a champion of African-American talent and culture. This biography tells the moving story of a man who wove his life and culture into his dance. 27 illustrations.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

* Busy As Soon As He Was Born * A Light And Shadowed Paradise * Love And Need And Growing Up * Approaching Center * Hard Times But The Best Times * Studio Days * Filling Lester Hortons Shoes * Coming Of Age In New York * The First Concept * Songs of Trouble, Songs of Love * Revelations * A New York Family * Back To Acting, On To Asia * Hot And Perfect * Prophets With Little Honor * Back On The Road Again * Threw All Dance Clothes Into Wastebasket * Back In Business, Several Times * African Odyssey * Budgets, Boards And Two Good-Byes * An Anger In The Air * Climbing * Family Matters * The Board Arrives * Daddy Wore Khaki Pants * Ellingtonia * None But My Calling * Breakdown * A Formal Feeling * Kansas CityAnd Beyond * Up And Down, Again * So Easy To Break, And Yet So Strong * Afterword

Portrait

A dance critic and reporter for theNew York Times, Jennifer Dunning has covered the dance world since the 1970s. She lives in New York City.
EAN: 9780306808258
ISBN: 0306808250
Untertitel: Da Capo Press. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DA CAPO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1998
Seitenanzahl: 500 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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