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George Balanchine

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George Balanchine

The Ballet Maker

By Robert Gottlieb

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060750701, 216pp.

Publication Date: October 26, 2004

Description
Written by the gifted author, editor, and dance critic Robert Gottlieb, George Balanchine describes the life and art of the celebrated, revolutionary ballet choreographer. Here is a necessary and singular look at the life of one of the great figures of the 20th Century: the dynamic Balanchine, founder of The New York City Ballet, collaborator of Stravinsky, and inspiration to countless fans over the course of his long and storied career. George Balanchine is another engaging entry in the HarperCollins Eminent Lives series of biographies by distinguished authors on canonical figures.