The lost children of Hamelin | Maria J. Pérez Cuervo

“In the year of 1284, on the day of Saints John and Paul, the 26th of June, 130 child­ren born in Hamelin were seduced by a piper, dressed in all kinds of colours, and lost at the calvary near the koppen.” The town of Hamelin hasn’t forgotten this loss. The street where, supposedly, the children … Continue reading The lost children of Hamelin | Maria J. Pérez Cuervo

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Dance of Her Hands: Tilly Losch

    Tilly Losch was born on November 15, 1903 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Ottilie Ethel Losch. Trained in dance at the Vienna Imperial Opera ballet school at age six and became a full member of the ballet corps at age 15. Dance partners included Fred Astaire and Harald Kreutzberg. Following a severe bout of … Continue reading Dance of Her Hands: Tilly Losch