Michio Ito: The Dancer and His Dances. Helen Caldwell.

Michio Ito: The Dancer and His Dances

University of California Press. 8 x 9.5", xi, 184 pp., b/w illustrations, appendixes, notes, index, illustrated endpapers, cloth, d.j., Berkeley, 1977. (o.p.; first several pages has light crease marks, dampstain bottom spine area and some pages). Item #26398
ISBN: 0520032195

Michio Ito (ca. 1892-1961), born of a samurai family in Tokyo, pioneered artistic dance in the United States from 1916 to 1941. Here he composed the beautiful dances that made him famous - dances that are neither of the East nor of the West but creations in his own individual style.

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