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Fonteyn and Nureyev: The Great Years
by Keith Money
Keith Money was beginning the first of his noted photographic books on the ballet exactly at the time the great partnership of Fonteyn and Nureyev was formed, and from the start he had a privileged view of the moulding of the two dancers into the team that was to take the world by storm in the 1960s. Money's camera recorded matters on an hour-to-hour, day-to-day basis, fro ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 16th 1997 by Harvill Press
(first published October 1994)
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This is one of my most prized books- it's an oversized hardcover book full of gorgeous photos of Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev over the course of their partnership, when he was just entering his prime and she was (supposed to be) passing hers. He extended the length of her career for easily 10 years, and they brought record audiences to their performances. I am sorry that I was born too late to witness their chemistry together on the stage. The book discusses the various ballets they perform ...more