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Tamiris-Helen - still image

Tamiris-Helen - still image

Helen Tamiris was one of the pioneers of American modern dance. As a choreographer, she explored her Jewish roots in her 1959 work Memoir and women's roles in society and the dehumanizing devastation of the Holocaust in Women's Song (1960).

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