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Académie De Musique Et De Poésie

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Literature.

Institution founded in Paris in 1570 by Charles IX to foster the love and study of arts.

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Antonio Cornazano

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Dance.

(also Cornazzano; born c.1430 in Piacenza, Italy, died December 1484 in Ferrara), Italian dancing master, theorist, humanist, and statesman.

Cornazano came from one of Piacenza's...

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Aschenbrödel

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Cinderella ballet in three acts with music by J. Strauss II. It was first choreographed by E. Graeb (Berlin Staatsoper, 2 May 1901) and later versions include J. Hassreiter's (Vienna, 4...

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Carl Orff

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Music — Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Music.

(1895–1982)

German composer whose works include incidental music (1939) for A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Darius Milhaud

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Music — Dance — Music.

(born 4 September 1892 in Aix-en-Provence, France, died 22 June 1974 in Geneva), composer.

Born of a distinguished Provençal Jewish

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Denby, Edwin Orr

Barbara L. Ciccarelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Dance; Theatre. 1317 words.

Denby, Edwin Orr (04 February 1903–12 July 1983), poet, dance critic, and actor, was born in Tientsin, China, the son of Charles Denby, II, an American diplomat, and Martha Orr. Denby lived...

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Edwin Denby

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Literature.

(b Tientsin, China, 1903; d Searsport, Me., 12 Jul. 1983)

US writer and critic. He studied at Harvard University, in Vienna, and at Hellerau-Laxenburg, and during the 1930s danced...

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Jefferson, Eddie

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Blues; Jazz; Dance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1036 words.

Jefferson, Eddie (03 August 1918–09 May 1979), jazz singer, lyricist, and tap dancer, was born Edgar Jefferson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Information about his parents is unknown. It is...

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Johnson, Samuel

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Dance. 1379 words.

Johnson, Samuel (1690/91–1773), dancing-master and playwright, was a native of Cheshire, but the exact place and date of his birth are unknown: as, too, are the names of his parents and...

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Lady of the Camellias

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

(orig. Ger. title Die Kameliendame)

Ballet in three acts with libretto and choreography by Neumeier, music by Chopin, and design by J. Rose. Premiered 4 Nov. 1978 by the Stuttgart...

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