David Leonard (published 1986)

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Leonard discusses his work in publishing books on dance. He elaborates on coverage of Russian Ballet (the Bolshoi), and photography books of dance.

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David Leonard is the managing director of Dance Books Ltd., the English bookselling and publishing company specializing in books about all forms of dance as well as publisher of the journal, Dance Now. He started there in 1968 filling a temporary librarian role which turned into a 30 year commitment. Leonard was made a director of the company in 1975 and Managing Director in 1982. In 2000, Dance Books relocated from central London to Hampshire. From early 2011, Dance Books closed its retail sales side in order to concentrate on publishing.

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“David Leonard (published 1986),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed September 19, 2017, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/91.