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Mary Wigman, dancer, wrote to Virginia over a period of four years as Virginia was attempting to help her regain her standing with the American press.
Virginia met Mary wigman while she was photographing, as a freelance photographer, Mary and other dancers at the Montreux , Switzerland International Dance Congress May-Aug 1952.
- Here are notes of Virginia’s observations of the dancers’ instructors, Harald Kreutzberg , Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss and Rosalia Chladek
Here are sample letters from between Mary Wigman and Virginia
For more see the Mary Wigman et al page in the Archive
Here are photos of the dancers