Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984

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Lew Christensen was a dancer, choreographer, teacher and ballet director. Caccialanza danced with the American Ballet, Ballet Caravan, Ballet Society, and San Francisco Ballet. Christensen and Caccialanza were married.

From the description of Christensen-Caccialanza papers, 1903-1991. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430364157

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996. Papers, ca. 1914-1991. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Trude Rittman scores, ca. 1934-ca. 1975 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn San Francisco Ballet. [Programs] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lincoln Kirstein papers, ca. 1914-1991 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
referencedIn Gregory, Cynthia,. Interview with Cynthia Gregory. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Steinberg, Stephen Cobbett, 1949-1991. Papers, 1976-1991. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984. Christensen-Caccialanza papers, 1903-1991. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn Kessler, Chester Monroe, 1919-1979. Papers, 1949-1974. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf Rittman, Trude. [Original compositions and arrangements / Trude Rittman]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith American Ballet Caravan. corporateBody
associatedWith American Ballet Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ballet Society (New York, N.Y.) person
associatedWith Berman, Eugene, 1899- person
associatedWith Caccialanza, Gisella, 1914- person
associatedWith Cecchetti, Enrico, 1850-1928. person
associatedWith Gregory, Cynthia, person
associatedWith Kessler, Chester Monroe, 1919-1979. person
associatedWith Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996. person
associatedWith Rittman, Trude. person
associatedWith San Francisco Ballet. corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco Ballet. person
associatedWith Steinberg, Stephen Cobbett, 1949-1991. person
associatedWith St. Louis Municipal Opera. corporateBody
associatedWith Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Teatro alla Scala. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--San Francisco
Ballet companies
Ballet dancers
Dance teachers


Birth 1909-05-09

Death 1984-10-09





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SNAC ID: 26253996