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Amberg, George

Judith Brin Ingber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Film; Education. 1326 words.

Amberg, George (28 December 1901–27 July 1971), professor of film and dance critic, was born Hans Aschaffenburg in Halle, Germany, the son of Gustav Aschaffenburg, a prominent Jewish...

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Brinson, Peter Neilson

Ken Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Education. 1072 words.

Brinson, Peter Neilson (1920–1995), writer and lecturer on dance, was born on 6 March 1920 at Sea View Villa, North Parade, Llandudno, the son of Harold Neilson Brinson, a major in the...

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Colby, Gertrude Kline

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Dance. 961 words.

Colby, Gertrude Kline (1875?–01 February 1960), dance educator, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her parents’ names and occupations are unknown. While little is known of her childhood,...

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H’Doubler, Margaret Newell

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Dance. 1014 words.

H’Doubler, Margaret Newell (26 April 1889–26 March 1982), dance educator, was born in Beloit, Kansas, the daughter of Charles Hougen-Doubler, a photographer and inventor, and Sarah Todd....

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Holt, Claire

Deena Burton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Education; Journalism. 1355 words.

Holt, Claire (23 August 1901–29 May 1970), Indonesian specialist and journalist, was born Claire Bagg in Riga, Latvia, the daughter of Boris Bagg, a successful leather dealer and...

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Hovey, Henrietta

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Dance. 1155 words.

Hovey, Henrietta (06 April 1849–16 March 1918), Delsartean teacher, was born Henriette Knapp in Cooperstown, New York, the daughter of Edgar Knapp and Catharine Tyler. Hovey’s lifelong...

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Mansfield, Portia

Deborah Jowitt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Education. 1169 words.

Mansfield, Portia (19 November 1887–29 January 1979), dance educator, choreographer, and camp director, was born Portia Mansfield Swett in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Edward R....

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Priest, Josias

Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Dance. 1253 words.

Priest, Josias (d. 1734/5), dancer and boarding-school proprietor, was almost certainly a performer on the London stage from at least 1667, when Mr Priest danced a ‘Tony’, or fool, in act v...

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Primus, Pearl

C. S’thembile West.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Education. 1792 words.

Primus, Pearl (29 November 1919–29 October 1994), dance pioneer, anthropologist, and choreographer, was born in Trinidad, the daughter of Edward Primus and Emily Jackson, and migrated with...

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