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Alvin Ailey

A Life in Dance

Alvin Ailey( )
Author: Dunning, Jennifer
ISBN:978-0-306-80825-8
Publication Date:Mar 1998
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) was a choreographic giant in the modern dance world and a champion of African-American talent and culture. His interracial Alvin Ailey American Dance theatre provided opportunities to black dancers and choreographers when no one else would. His acclaimed Revelations" remains one of the most performed modern dance pieces in the twentieth century. But he led a tortured life, filled with insecurity and self-loathing. Raised in poverty in rural Texas by his single...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 8.814 x 1.131 Inches
Book Weight:1.056 Pounds



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