Dancing with the Stars

Book Review: DIAGHILEV: A LIFE by SJENG SCHEIJEN (Oxford University Press)

By Bradley Bambarger <2011>

Debussy — referring to Sergei Diaghilev, prime mover of the Ballets Russes and the catalyst for some of the 20th century’s greatest music, including the French composer’s Jeux — called him “that terrible and charming man, who could make stones dance.”