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Holly Brubach working on memoir of Tanaquil Le Clercq

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I ran across a picture of Tanaquil Le Clercq on Instagram, and went down that rabbit hole and ran into a picture posted by Holly Brubach, in which she stated she was a friend of Tanny's and was starting to write her memoir.  I found her homepage and saw this:

 

"I am currently working on a biography of Tanaquil Le Clercq, a ballerina for the New York City Ballet and George Balanchine’s last wife."

 

I am so looking forward to this!  

 

More here:  http://www.hollybrubach.com/news/

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sandik   

I'm very excited about this -- Brubach is an excellent dance writer, and will do a wonderful job with this project.

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rg   

Holly Brubach was recently awarded a Guggeneheim Fellowship, presumably for this biography.

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dirac   

Thanks for the heads-up, Margareta. Looking forward to this. Along with "The Master's Muse" and "Afternoon of a Faun," the Le Clercq boomlet continues.

 

A piece by Brubach from 1998.

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She has reached the age of 69 with her pride and her beauty intact. Even seated, she has the unmistakable posture of a dancer. Her hair is blond now, her skin still pale. Her vivacious intelligence and the sharpness of her wit animate the conversation. I write this not only as a journalist but also as a friend of some 17 years. And so it is with a sense of relief and delight that I have witnessed her obligation to ballet history win out, however briefly, over her longstanding insistence on her privacy. ''And then I'll lapse back into obscurity,'' she says dryly.

 

 

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