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Balasaraswati
Tanjore
Tanjore
Balasaraswati,[1] also known as Balasaraswati
Balasaraswati
(13 May 1918 – 9 February 1984), was a celebrated Indian dancer, and her rendering of Bharatanatyam, a classical dance sty
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British India
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India
India
and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent. Collectively, they were called British India. In one form or another, they existed between 1612 and 1947, conventionally divided into three historical periods:During 1612–1757, the East India Company
East India Company
set up "factories" (trading posts) in several locations, mostly in coastal India, with the consent of the Mughal emperors
Mughal emperors
or local rulers. Its rivals were the merchant trading companies of Holland and France. By the mid-18th century, three "Presidency towns": Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta
Calcutta
had grown in size. During the period of Company rule in India, 1757–1858, the Company gradually acquired sovereignty over large parts of India, now called "Presidencies"
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Margot Fonteyn
Dame Margot Fonteyn
Margot Fonteyn
de Arias, DBE (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991), was an English ballerina.[1] She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina
Ballerina
Assoluta of the company by Queen Elizabeth II.Contents1 Early life 2 Stage partners 3 Relationships 4 Legacy and honours 5 Miscellany 6 Film and television 7 Main roles 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Fonteyn was born Margaret Evelyn Hookham on 18 May 1919 in Reigate, Surrey. Her father was a British engineer; among his family were people in literature and music.[2] Her mother was half Irish and half Brazilian, the daughter of Brazilian industrialist Antonio Fontes. Very early in her career, Margaret took the name by which she was known for all of her professional life, "Margot Fonteyn"
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Wesleyan University Press
Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University
Press is a university press that is part of Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University
in Middletown, Connecticut. The Press is currently directed by Suzanna Tamminen, a published poet and essayist.[2][3] History and overview[edit] Founded (in its present form) in 1957, the Press publishes books of poetry and books on music, dance and performance, American Studies, and film.[3][4][5][6] In 1965, Wesleyan sold its American Education Publications, a division of the Press that published My Weekly Reader, but the University retained the scholarly division.[7] All editing occurs at the editorial office building of the Press on the Wesleyan campus
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Indian Express
The Indian Express
The Indian Express
is an English-language Indian daily newspaper. It is published in Mumbai
Mumbai
by Indian Express Group. In 1999, eight years after the group's founder Ramnath Goenka's death in 1991, the group was split between the family members
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Ministry Of Home Affairs (India)
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or Home Ministry (IAST: Gṛha Maṃtrālaya) is a ministry of the Government of India. As the interior ministry of India, it is mainly responsible for the maintenance of internal security and domestic policy. The Home Ministry is headed by Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh. The Home Ministry is also the cadre controlling authority for the Indian Police Service
Indian Police Service
(IPS), DANIPS and DANICS
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Documentary Film
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.[1] Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made into a TV show, or released for screening in cinemas
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Tanjore
Thanjavur, formerly Tanjore,[1] is a city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thanjavur
Thanjavur
is an important center of South Indian religion, art, and architecture. Most of the Great Living Chola Temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments, are located in and around Thanjavur. The foremost among these, the Brihadeeswara Temple, is located in the centre of the city. Thanjavur
Thanjavur
is also home to Tanjore painting, a painting style unique to the region. Thanjavur
Thanjavur
is the headquarters of the Thanjavur
Thanjavur
District. The city is an important agricultural centre located in the Cauvery Delta
Cauvery Delta
and is known as the " Rice
Rice
bowl of Tamil Nadu"
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Anna Kisselgoff
Anna Kisselgoff (born 12 January 1938) is a dance critic and cultural news reporter for The New York Times. She began at the Times as a dance critic and cultural news reporter in 1968, and became its Chief Dance
Dance
Critic in 1977, a role she held until 2005.[1] She left the Times as an employee at the end of 2006, but still contributes to the paper.[2]Contents1 Biography 2 Other work 3 Awards 4 Writing awards 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] She was born on born 12 January 1938 in Paris. Kisselgoff began studying ballet at the age of four in New York City with Valentina Belova, and later for nine years with Jean Yazvinsky. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College, and then studied French History at the Sorbonne and Russian at the School of Oriental Languages in Paris. Later, she received an M.A. in European History
European History
and an M.A
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Madras Music Academy
Madras Music Academy is one of the earliest established music academies in South India. Before the concept of infrastructure was introduced to India in the early 1920s, it was a gathering for elite musicians simply called (and is still more commonly referred to as) Music Academy (Tamil: சங்கீத வித்வத் சபை, sangeetha vidhwadh sabai ?) [1] It plays an important role in encouraging and promoting primarily the Carnatic Music
Carnatic Music
Indian art form
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Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sangeet Natak Akademi
(The National Academy for Music, Dance
Dance
and Drama in English) is the national level academy for performing arts set up by the Government of India.Contents1 History 2 Functions 3 The facilities3.1 The audio-visual archive 3.2 The library 3.3 Gallery of musical instruments 3.4 Documentation unit4 Award and Fellowship4.1 Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Award 4.2 Sangeet Natak Akademi
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Fellowship, Ratna Sadsya 4.3 Ustad Bismillah Khan
Ustad Bismillah Khan
Yuva Puruskar5 Indian classical dances 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] It was set up by the Indian education ministry on 31 May 1952 and became functional the following year, with the appointment of its first chairman, Dr. P. V. Rajamannar
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Merce Cunningham
Mercier Philip "Merce" Cunningham (April 16, 1919 – July 26, 2009) was an American dancer and choreographer who was at the forefront of the American modern dance for more than 50 years. He is also notable for his frequent collaborations with artists of other disciplines, including musicians John Cage
John Cage
and David Tudor, and artists Robert Rauschenberg
Robert Rauschenberg
and Bruce Nauman. Works that he produced with these artists had a profound impact on avant-garde art beyond the world of dance. As a choreographer, teacher and leader of the Merce Cunningham
Merce Cunningham
Dance Company,[2] Cunningham had a profound influence on modern dance. Many dancers who trained with Cunningham formed their own companies
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Martha Graham
Martha Graham
Martha Graham
(May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Her style, the Graham technique, reshaped American dance and is still taught worldwide.[1] She danced and choreographed for over seventy years. Graham was the first dancer to perform at the White House, travel abroad as a cultural ambassador, and receive the highest civilian award of the US: the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom
with Distinction. In her lifetime she received honors ranging from the Key to the City of Paris to Japan's Imperial Order of the Precious Crown. She said, in the 1994 documentary The Dancer Revealed, "I have spent all my life with dance and being a dancer. It's permitting life to use you in a very intense way. Sometimes it is not pleasant. Sometimes it is fearful
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India Today
India
India
Today is an Indian English-language fortnightly news magazine[3] and news television channel. History[edit] India
India
Today was established in 1975[4] by Vidya Vilas Purie (owner of Thompson Press), with his daughter Madhu Trehan as its editor and his son Aroon Purie
Aroon Purie
as its publisher.[5][6] At present, India
India
Today is also published in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam
Malayalam
and Telugu. The India
India
Today news channel was launched on 22 May 2015. In October 2017, Aroon Purie
Aroon Purie
passed control of the India
India
Today Group to his daughter, Kallie Purie.[7] References[edit]^ " India
India
Today Group". India
India
Today Group
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