6 edition of Alicia Alonso found in the catalog.
A biography of the Cuban ballerina who founded her own ballet school and company, performed with the Ballet Russe, and continued to dance even after she lost her sight.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -93) and index.
|Statement||Sandra Martín Arnold.|
|Genre||Juvenile literature., Biography|
|LC Classifications||GV1785.A63 A76 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||100 p. :|
|Number of Pages||100|
|ISBN 10||0802782426, 0802782434|
|LC Control Number||93018098|
Learn about Alicia Alonso: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and : "Similar in form and concept to many of Bernier-Grand's previous books, this beautiful volume offers a biographical account of ballerina Alicia Alonso through a sequence of free-verse poems, extensive background notes, and large-scale illustrations.
Alicia Alonsos 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. 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 Miguel Cabrera, an official at the National Ballet of Cuba founded by Alonso, said she died at .
A biography in poems and pictures of the prima ballerina assoluta of Cuba, who thrilled audiences for decades with her extraordinary technique and beautiful interpretations of Giselle and other classics.. Alonso danced flamenco as a child, but because “ballet dancing / tastes better / than chocolate ice cream,” she chose it as her lifelong passion. Hablamos con Alicia Alonso, una de sus autoras. Una charla cordial sobre los derechos de la infancia, la cultura del , el sistema educativo. Alicia es una mujer de tono apacible, con una gran.
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"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. 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 sensation in Giselle and was promoted to principal dancer in /5(30). Alicia Alonso (born Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez del Hoyo; 21 December – 17 October ) was a Cuban prima ballerina assoluta and choreographer whose company became the Ballet Nacional de Cuba in She is best known for her portrayals of Giselle and the ballet version of Carmen.
From the age of nineteen, Alonso was afflicted with an eye condition and became Born: Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez.
(On the next page, Alonso gets pregnant out of wedlock, but that is handled with much more tact.) This is a great resource, and basically the only child-centered book Alicia Alonso book Alicia Alonso, but -- as with the Cesar Chavez book -- I do wish the author provided more context and clarity to what it /5(29).
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.
This Alicia Alonso book reads a bit like a wikipedia article to me; it more or less just lists the series of events in Alicia Alonso's life. That being said, I wouldn't give it to someone to read just for funsies, but I would absolutely suggest that a young person do a report on this woman and use this book as a source.3/5.
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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 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 biography in verse for young readers by Puerto Rican author Carmen T.
Bernier-Grand, 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 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 Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Alicia Alonso books online.
Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. 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 was born on Decemin Havana, Cuba.
She started dancing as a child when she took flamenco lessons in Spain. Later she studied ballet in Havana and then, at the age of 17, started lessons in New York City at the School of American Ballet.
Alonso made her stage debut inperforming in the musical Great Lady. The reason that I decided to read this book was because I am a dancer and can easily relate to Alicia Alonso's passion for dance.
However the author failed to write the book with any creativity. Because of the author¿s monotonous writing style, I found the book very uninteresting.4/5(2). NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.
Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage. Alonso, Alicia, Alonso Sagaseta, Alicia, American Ballet Theatre Amor, Guadalupe Assassins Authors, Uruguayan Baez, Joan Balanchine, George Ballerinas Ballet Ballet companies Ballet dancers Ballet dancing Ballet in motion pictures, television, etc Ballet Nacional de Cuba Ballets Ballets--Excerpts Ballet--Study and teaching Bergen, Candice.
ALICIA ALONSO, a definitive Giselle, is one of the great ballerinas of our time," began a picture caption in Dance magazine seven years ago. "Her long career with American Ballet Theatre ended in. Alicia Alonso was a really awesome person that I'd like to learn a lot more about.
Sadly, this book isn't the right place for learning about Alicia. I can't recommend this book, except to the most die-hard of Alicia Alonso fans. Pros: +Has a 2-page, comprehensible biography Cons: Incomprehensible-Horrible artwork/5(25). Alicia Alonso Victoria Rose is on Facebook.
Join Facebook to connect with Alicia Alonso Victoria Rose and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open. Alicia Alonso's story shows how dedication to the arts as a performer can lead to success in the business of the arts as well.
Educational Activities - The book will include exercises and challenges for young readers to start thinking about their own legacies.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, Actress: Giselle.
Alicia Alonso was born on Decem in Havana, Cuba as Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez y del Hoyo. She was an actress, known for Giselle (), Un retrato para Romeo y Julieta () and Alicia Alonso y El Ballet Nacional de Cuba ().
She was married to Pedro Simón Martínez and Fernando tion: Actress.