Full title: An English Ballet
Creator / Author: Ninette de Valois, edited by David Gayle
Item Type / Page count: Book / 61p
When Published: 2011
Publisher / Place of Publication: Oberon Books Ltd. / 522 Caledonian Road, London N7 9RH
About: This is a small collection of pieces either by Dame Ninette de Valois or about her. It includes the first publication of the text of a speech she gave in 1981 during the fiftieth anniversary of the Royal Ballet. Also included is the text of an address given in her memory at a function in Westminster Abbey in 2001.
ID number(s): 9781849431071
Contents: Acknowlegdements — Foreword / David Gayle — De Valois’ Address to the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars / Ninette de Valois — Madam and the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars (now known as the Yorkshire Ballet Summer School) / David Gayle — Some Problems of Ballet Today / Ninette de Valois — Sir Peter Wright’s Memorial Address at Westminster Abbey 28th September, 2001 / Sir Peter Wright.
WW Connection #1: Ninette de Valois (née Edris Stannus) was born at Baltyboys, Blessington, Co.Wicklow in 1898. The family moved to England in 1905.
Extra #1: includes several photographs
Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.
Extra #4: For information, the author was awarded the Erasmus Prize in 1974 for her contribution to European culture.
Extra #5: Browse the 1901 Census entry for Ninette de Valois (née Edris Stannus) in Boystown Lower, Co.Wicklow
Extra #6: Link to the Publisher’s Website