Dancing in the Vortex: The Story of Ida Rubinstein by Vicki Woolf

By Vicki Woolf

Paris on the flip of the century - artwork Nouveau, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Folies Bergere.  This used to be the ambience which nurtured the creative improvement of the striking dancer and choreographer Ida Rubinstein.This long-awaited biography provides us a different perception into the lifetime of a striking girl, answerable for a desirable bankruptcy of our creative background. She was once a chameleon, a diva, who lived many lives, overcoming the anti-Semitism of her instances to enchant and captivate the top of societies.
Untrained as a dancer, Ida Rubinstein's aura attracted collaborators akin to Debussy, Stravinsky, Ravel, Cocteau, Bakst, and Benois.

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