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Anna Helms-Blasche

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BACKGROUND

Information: Anna Helms-Blasche (1877-1963), author of German folk dances.

Anna Helms-Blasche played a significant role in the folk dance movement. A member of the Wandervogelbewegung German Youth Movement (GDR), she started collecting and publishing a great number of traditional folk dances in 1906.

In the GDR she was honoured as one of the great personalities of folk dance.


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