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Angiola Sartorio, circa 1920s

Angiola Sartorio, circa 1920s

After years of oblivion, modern dance pioneer Angiola Sartorio has recently been rediscovered. This daughter of a great Italian painter and a German-Jewish mother created a dance company which in 1937 was forced to perform for Hitler, an event which precipitated her emigration from Europe to the United States. She is shown here circa 1920s.

Courtesy of Patrizia Veroli

Date / time
c. 1920s
Patrizia Veroli

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