Ginner, Ruby (c. 1886–1978)

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Ginner, Ruby (c. 1886–1978)

English interpretive dancer. Born c. 1886, in Cannes, France; died Feb 19, 1978, in Newbury, Berkshire, England.

Among the 1st proponents of Greek revivalist movement in England, presented numerous lecture-demonstrations and recital programs; began to choreograph pieces for her own dance group, The Grecian Dancers (1913), and a concert group of the Greek Dance Association (1923); created such dances as Pyrric Dance, Spartan Warrior's Dance and Athenian Women in Mourning; wrote about different forms of Greek dance, presented programs, and performed and lectured long after Greek revivalist movement had died off in other regions.

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