Brahms, Caryl. critic and novelist, real name Doris Caroline Abrahams, 1901-1982

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Caryl Brahms was a writer and critic best known for her collaboration with Ned Sherrin on shows and musicals for the stage, radio and television, including 'That was the week that was'. In her early career she was a noted ballet critic for the Evening Standard and the Daily Telegraph, and contributed regularly to early issues of the journal Dance and Dancers . An entry for Caryl Brahms, under the name Doris Caroline Abrahams, can be found in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 1984.

From the guide to the Caryl Brahms Collection, 1940s-1960s, (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive)

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creatorOf Caryl Brahms Collection, 1940s-1960s Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive
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associatedWith Ashton, Frederick., 1904-1988 person
associatedWith Balanchine, George., 1904-1983 person
associatedWith Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo corporateBody
associatedWith Ballets des Champs Elysees corporateBody
associatedWith Ballets Russes corporateBody
associatedWith Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dolin, Anton., 1904-1983 person
associatedWith Fokine, Michel., 1880-1942 person
associatedWith London Festival Ballet corporateBody
associatedWith Massine, Leonide., 1896-1979 person
associatedWith Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Ballet corporateBody
associatedWith Monte Carlo Ballet Russe corporateBody
associatedWith Nijinska, Bronislava., 1891-1972 person
associatedWith Original Ballet Russe corporateBody
associatedWith Petipa, Marius., 1818-1910 person
associatedWith Royal Ballet corporateBody
associatedWith Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet corporateBody
associatedWith Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet corporateBody
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Birth 1901

Death 1982

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