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By Loui Fuller

An excellent advent to Loie Fuller by way of the goddess of sunshine herself. whereas she does bend the reality the following and there the tale she has to proportion is fantastic. by the point she used to be in her sixties Fuller used to be a world superstar renown not just for her magnificent gentle centric dances, illusionary innovations, and lighting fixtures designs yet for her public relationships with French heads of kingdom and the Queen of Romania.

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Ask M. Marchand," I said to Mr. " he has engaged a of my 54 IMITATORS EVERYWHERE Instead of translating my question my *' inter- '' preter replied " Are you really so sure of yourself : ? Have you you have been proposing to dance at the Opera ? Perhaps he knows about it/' '' That doesn't matter/' I replied. '' Put the question to him just the same. " I learned afterwards that English and understood I. it as M. Marchand spoke well as Mr. Stein and He must have had great difficulty, that evening, As a matter of he restrained it perfectly, for we were unable to detect it, and we did not discover that he was in checking a longing to laugh.

Some days later the famous ball took place which my manager's associate had asked me to to I open. I went to it. a friend who accompanied me, and myself, into a little drawing-room where they begged me to wait until some one should come and They took us, me my More than an hour passed. Finally a gentleman came to tell me that everything was ready. Through a corridor I reached the platform, which had been erected at the top of the ball-room. It was terribly dark, and the only light perceptible was the fetch little for ray that lanterns that appearance on the stage.

You would 55 like me to give you FIFTEEN YEARS OF A DANCER'S a rehearsal so that a thief '' of my dances may steal IvIFE some more ! But my agent urged me so strongly to show the manager what my dances were like, especially as compared with those of my imitator, that I decided to do so. I put to on my robes, one after the other, and began The violin, and dance. single was composed of a illumination I had only the orchestra for footHghts. When I had finished the manager made me come into his private office and proposed to engage me then and there.

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