Paris on the flip of the century - artwork Nouveau, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Folies Bergere. This was once the ambience which nurtured the inventive improvement of the awesome dancer and choreographer Ida Rubinstein.This long-awaited biography offers us a distinct perception into the lifetime of a amazing lady, liable for a desirable bankruptcy of our inventive background. She used to be a chameleon, a diva, who lived many lives, overcoming the anti-Semitism of her instances to enchant and captivate the top of societies.
Untrained as a dancer, Ida Rubinstein's aura attracted collaborators akin to Debussy, Stravinsky, Ravel, Cocteau, Bakst, and Benois.
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