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LIANE DAYDÉ - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 191670

LIANE DAYDE Pictured posing en pointe, The French ballerina inscribes this photo to Helen Keller! Extremely rare! Inscribed photograph signed: "[in French, loosely translated] For Miss Helen Keller/in remembrance of/Liane Dayde". B/w, 8x10. French ballet dancer Liane Dayde (b.

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LIANE DAYDE
Pictured posing en pointe, The French ballerina inscribes this photo to Helen Keller! Extremely rare!
Inscribed photograph signed: "[in French, loosely translated] For Miss Helen Keller/in remembrance of/Liane Dayde". B/w, 8x10. French ballet dancer Liane Dayde (b.1932 in Paris, France) studied at the Paris Opera Ballet School under Carlotta Zamboni, becoming a member of the Paris Opera Ballet in 1948. She was première danseuse in 1949 and étoile in 1951. While at the POB, she created the leading roles in Lifar's Blanche-Neige (1951), Fourberies (1952) and Romeo and Juliet (1955), Lander's Printemps à Vienne (1954) and H. Rosen's La Dame à la Licorne (1959). Inspirational lecturer and author Helen Keller (1880-1968) had entered her dark, silent world as a result of illness while still a toddler. When she was about six years old, her parents sought help from Alexander Graham Bell, who had demonstrated his father's Visible Speech system at the Boston School for Deaf Mutes in 1871. Bell was instrumental in having instructor Anne Mansfield Sullivan (1866-1936) sent to teach Helen how to read, write and speak. With Sullivan's help, Helen learned the manual alphabet and graduated cum laude from Radcliffe in 1904. Devoting the rest of her life to the blind and deaf, Keller lectured and campaigned for improved services for the handicapped. In 1932, she and Sullivan helped make English Braille the standard. Keller, who wrote several books, including the inspirational The Story of My Life (1903), was awarded membership in the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Keller's life was later the basis for William Gibson's Tony Award-winning Broadway play (1959-1961) and the Academy Award-winning feature film (1962), The Miracle Worker. Photographer's stamp on verso. Fine condition.

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