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Friderica Derra De Moroda

(1897-1978), Dancer, teacher and authority on dance notation

Sitter in 22 portraits
Born in Hungary, Derra de Moroda was a Greek-style dancer. She made her debut at the Vienna Secession in 1912 and afterwards toured Germany and Russia as a recital dancer. From 1913 she was based in London, where she appeared in music halls and pantomime, presenting such works as her Early Victorian Dance and her interpretation of Rubinstein's Valse Caprice. In 1918 she opened a dance school in London and later in life became known as a writer on dance notation in the 18th century.

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Friderica Derra De Moroda, by Campbell-Gray - NPG x196085

Friderica Derra De Moroda

by Campbell-Gray
albumen print on card, 1910s
NPG x196085

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