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Saved by the ballerina

Jacob’s Pillow in the Berkshires may have ended up as a condo development had it not been for the now-little-known efforts of Alicia Markova, one of the ballet world’s most colorful figures.

From the forthcoming The Making of Markova: Diaghilev’s Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon, by Tina Sutton, published by Pegasus Books, August 2013.

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