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[Good wishes for Tanaquil Le Clercq]

Title
[Good wishes for Tanaquil Le Clercq] [graphic].
Publication
[1956-1957?]

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Still imageSupervised use *MGZGF Goo 1-10Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
Le Clercq, Tanaquil.
Description
10 items : ink, gouache?, color; 73 x 58 cm. or smaller.
Summary
Ten large sheets, comparable to oversized greeting cards, sending good wishes to ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq. Five are headed "Welcome home dear Tanny"; four are headed "Dear Tanny welcome home." A sheet from the Panaieff Ballet Center and Panaieff Ballet Concerto wishes her a speedy recovery and a merry Christmas. The sheets contain signatures and brief messages from dancers, choreographers, dance company directors, and others in the dance world. Among the dance companies represented are the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Martha Graham Dance Company, Royal Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, San Francisco Ballet. The sheet signed by the New York City Ballet includes small sketches; that of the Royal Danish Ballet includes a sketch of a theatre facade.
Genre/Form
Greeting cards.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
Biography (note)
  • Tanaquil Le Clercq, 1929-2000, was a leading ballerina of the New York City Ballet, and the muse and fourth wife of choreographer George Balanchine when she was stricken with polio while on tour with the company in Copenhagen, Denmark, in Oct. 1956. She was treated for the disease, which ended her performing career, in Copenhagen, and returned to the United States in March 1957.
Call Number
*MGZGF Goo 1-10
OCLC
824968384
Title
[Good wishes for Tanaquil Le Clercq] [graphic].
Imprint
[1956-1957?]
Biography
Tanaquil Le Clercq, 1929-2000, was a leading ballerina of the New York City Ballet, and the muse and fourth wife of choreographer George Balanchine when she was stricken with polio while on tour with the company in Copenhagen, Denmark, in Oct. 1956. She was treated for the disease, which ended her performing career, in Copenhagen, and returned to the United States in March 1957.
Local Note
Cataloging funds provided by Friends of Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Added Author
Le Clercq, Tanaquil. Addressee
Research Call Number
*MGZGF Goo 1-10
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