News: Ram Gopal

Monday 13 October 2003

- the Indian dancer, who has died at 85, first brought his company to London’s Aldwych Theatre in 1939 and they were lauded to the skies. People flocked to the theatre and the run had to be extended. There had been some western versions of so-called Indian, or oriental, dance – mystical undulations with incense – some years before. “But Ram’s work was faithful to the pure discipline, technique and ethos of Indian classical dance that had come down over millennia.” Read more in an obituary in the Guardian, 13 Oct 03
Obituaries in:
Independent, 14 Oct.03
Times, 14 Oct.03

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