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Alicia Alonso,1974

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Alicia Alonso, 1974
Alonso, Alicia, 1921- (Speaker)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-617
Alonso, Alicia, 1921-
Personal recordings
Content: Recorded from a phonodisc.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 15 min.) : polyester half-track; 3.75 ips; 5 in.
Sound quality is poor.
Alicia Alonso speaks about her life and career, in Spanish. Recorded in 1974. Streaming audio file (approximately 15 minutes). Alicia Alonso discusses her career; life in Cuba; her philosophy; her school. A recording of musical selections from Cesare Pugni's Grand pas de quatre follow her remarks.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 36089579
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118399
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04ec61c0-2170-0136-6ce6-3bc8baebcdaa
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Alicia Alonso" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Alicia Alonso" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 17, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Alicia Alonso Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Alicia Alonso