Keywords: mathilda kschessinskaya
Year of publication: 2010
Adrienne Sharp THE TRUE MEMOIRS OF LITTLE K FOR MY FATHER Paris, 1971 My name is Mathilde Kschessinska, and I was the greatest Russian ballerina on the imperial stages. But the world I was born to, the world I was bred for, is gone, and all the players in it are also gonedead, murdered, exiled, walking ghosts. I am one of those ghosts. Today in the Soviet Union, it is forbidden to utter my name. The authorities have wiped it from their histories of the theater. I am ninety-nine years old, an old ...
Keywords: Mathilda Kschessinskaya Nicholas II