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Alvin Ailey (The Library of American Choreographers)

by Judy Gitenstein

  • 238 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Central .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Choreographers,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Dancers,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts,
  • Ailey, Alvin,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8401909M
    ISBN 101404204458
    ISBN 109781404204454
    OCLC/WorldCa57532879

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Revelations: The Autobiography of Alvin Ailey relates the powerful story of one man's painful search for identity despite a lifetime of remarkable achievement. For the first time, Ailey speaks about the events and individuals who made him what he was, especially the profound negative impact of his fatherless childhood.

Among his moving recollections: the music and "blood memories" of rural. Alvin Ailey Perform Revelations in Celebration of Black History Month | ELLE - Duration: ELLE 7, views. Alvin Ailey book - Duration: Lacey Gibson views. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Programming For New York City Center Season December 4, - January 5, NEW YORK – UPDATED Octo — Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center’s Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater’s stage from December 4, – January 5, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations was premiered in and is based on Alvin Ailey’s childhood memories of worshipping at his Baptist church in Texas.

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