News: Irène Lidova

Tuesday 9 July 2002

Irène Lidova
Ballet critic and promoter has died in Paris at the age of 95.
Mary Clarke & Nadine Meisner look back over her life and work.

“the Russian-French critic, writer on dance, and friend and benefactor of innumerable dancers and choreographers…”

Mary Clarke, Guardian, 4 July.02

“Irène Lidova helped the careers of many dancers and choreographers. She was a mentor and confidante to the legendary, the up-and-coming, the complete unknowns.”

Nadine Meisner, Independent, 3 July.02

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