David Leonard (published 1986)

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Title

David Leonard (published 1986)

Description

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

Biographical note:

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.

Publisher

Pratt SILS LIS-665, Barbara Newman

Date Created

February 19, 1986

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Is Part Of

Newman, B. (1986). Speaking of Dance. The Dancing Times.

Identifier

Leonard_David_1986.mp3

Provenance

Interviews recorded on cassette by Barbara Newman

Rights Holder

Barbara Newman, David Leonard

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Original Format

Audio Cassette Tape

Digital Format

mp3

Digital Master

Leonard_David_1986.mp3

Duration

00:06:09

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps/44.1 kHz

Interviewer

Barbara Newman

Interviewee

David Leonard

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Citation

“David Leonard (published 1986),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed September 28, 2021, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/91.

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