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Alicia Alonso, the story of a ballerina

Beatrice Siegel

Alicia Alonso, the story of a ballerina

by Beatrice Siegel

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Published by F. Warne in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alonso, Alicia, 1921-,
  • Alonso, Alicia, 1921-,
  • Dancers -- Biography.,
  • Dancers.

  • About the Edition

    Follows the career of a Cuban ballerina who continues to dance despite failing eyesight.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBeatrice Siegel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1785.A63 S57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4727526M
    ISBN 100723261571
    LC Control Number78015410
    OCLC/WorldCa4056741

    There's little frilliness; Alonso's will to live and to dance seems like a force of nature, and the story, which follows her from childhood through her professional career and into retirement, has.   Alicia Alonso, one of the finest ballet dancers of the 20th century, died Thursday in Havana. The dancer helped start the American Ballet Theatre, then built the Cuban state ballet program.

      The Hardcover of the Alicia Alonso: The Story of a Ballerina by Beatrice Siegel at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Author: Beatrice Siegel. Alicia Alonso. Overcoming near blindness and numerous other obstacles that would have crippled lesser people, Cuban dancer Alicia Alonso (born ) became one of the greatest ballerinas in history and has starred in the most famous ballets all over the world. She later founded and directed the Alicia Alonso Ballet Company, which eventually became the Cuban National Ballet.

      Alicia Alonso&#;s artistic achievements are remarkable, considering that she became partially blind and lost her peripheral vision at age nineteen. From childhood, she exhibited a passion for dancing, studying first in Cuba and later in New York City, where she became an overnight Brand: Amazon Publishing. Get this from a library! Alicia Alonso: prima ballerina. [Carmen T Bernier-Grand; Raúl Colón] -- A biography of Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso.


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Alicia Alonso, the story of a ballerina by Beatrice Siegel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina School & Library Binding – September 1, Alicia s story is told in free verse and Raúl Colón s illustrations capture Alicia s gracefulness and strength. This book is inspiring not only for anyone interested in dance but also for anyone facing physical challenges that could prevent them from achieving /5(30).

Alicia Alonso, a prima ballerina assoluta — the rarely bestowed highest honor in dance — and the creator of the acclaimed National Ballet of Cuba, died in Havana at Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina () is a biography in verse for young readers by Puerto Rican author Carmen T.

Alicia Alonso, with illustrations by veteran artist Raúl Colón, who grew up in Puerto Rico and New York City. The book relates the life story of Alicia Alonso, the founder of the National Ballet of Cuba and the first Latina to.

Alicia Alonso: The Story of a Ballerina [Siegel, Beatrice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alicia Alonso: The Story of a BallerinaAuthor: Beatrice Siegel. "Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina" is a picture book of poems that tell the story of Alicia Alonso: a Cuban-born, world famous ballet dancer.

Alicia was born in and at five years old, she fell in love with ballet. She began training to be a ballet dancer and danced her first solo in Sleeping Beauty inas just a child/5. Get this from a library. Alicia Alonso, the story of a ballerina. [Beatrice Siegel] -- Follows the career of a Cuban ballerina who continues to dance despite failing eyesight.

Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage is the story of a world-renowned prima ballerina who impressed people all over the world with her Alicia Alonso dancing while living with visual impairments.

This is a story about perseverance in the face of adversity, and how the arts can afford women the. Alicia Alonso, who overcame near-blindness to become a charismatic ballerina of unusual range and power, and who helped found what became, with Fidel Castro’s support, the National Ballet of.

Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba's socialist system, died Thursday at age Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina is a masterpiece.

Author Carmen T. Bernier-Grand uses creative expression in a way that stimulates interest in a woman that I previously never heard of. The words are thoughtful, revealing and poignant (at one point Alonso expresses regret for leaving her child with a sitter and you witness the sacrifice of /5(25).

FILE - In this Ma file photo, Cuba's Prima Ballerina Alicia Alonso receives the Star of the Century award from the Latin Music Institute in recognition of her contribution to ballet and culture, during a ceremony in Havana, Cuba.

Cuba's national ballet has reported that Alonso has died on Thursday, Oct. 17,   Correspondent Michael Voss sits down with Alicia Alonso, world famous Cuban ballerina, to discuss he career, family, and what is in store for the future of Cuban ballet.

Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage is the story of a world-renowned prima ballerina who impressed people all over the world with her beautiful dancing while living with visual impairments. This is a story about perseverance in the face of adversity, and how the arts can afford women the Released on: Aug   Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba’s socialist system, died Thursday at age Miguel Cabrera, an.

Alicia Alonso, la ‘prima ballerina’ de Cuba, falleció este jueves a los 98 años. EnIsmael Cala conversó de manera exclusiva con Alonso y tocaron temas como su carrera en el ballet.

Alicia Alonso, also known as Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad dei Cobre Martinez Hoya born Decem in Havana, Cuba is a Cuban artist, ballet dancer and choregrapher and dance director. Overcoming near blindness and numerous other obstacles that would have crippled lesser people, Cuban dancer Alicia Alonso (born ) became one of the greatest ballerinas in history and has starred in.

Alicia Alonso, a world-renowned prima ballerina from Cuba who continued to dance despite losing her sight, is a historic example of perseverance and artistic spirit.

Arts In Action - The arts are a key component of STEAM education, supplementing traditional STEM curricula with the skills kids need to become truly well-rounded. HAVANA (AP) — Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba’s socialist system, died Thursday at age   Yet Ballet Alicia Alonso closed owing to lack of funding in She was still a legend.

The world just didn't know large a legend she was yet. When Fidel Castro came to power two years later, Fernando asked for $, Fidel gave them $, Alicia was a "Fidelista" for the rest of her life. He was her hero and her : Barbara Steinberg. Alicia Alonso, the grande dame of Cuban ballet, has died Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly year career.

Alicia Alonso, Cuban ballerina highly regarded for her convincing portrayals of leading roles in the great works of classical and Romantic ballet. She was best known for her lively, precise Giselle and for her sensual, tragic Carmen. Her dance studies began in childhood with flamenco lessons in.

Alicia Alonso, a ballet star known for her impeccable technique and exuberant stage presence and who became a national heroine in her native Cuba .ALICIA ALONSO: The Story of a Ballerina.

By Alicia's eye problems--several operations at 19 involved months in bed and left her with impaired sight which deteriorated later to the point of almost total blindness--but this topic too is treated with gushing admiration and little skill.

One comes away from the book with a sense of Alonso as a.