My father assembled the most important private collection of Nijinsky photographs.
Many choreographers have that fault, but I have never known any who erred in that respect to the same degree as Nijinsky.
There is, indeed, the quality of a dream about the characters Nijinsky presents to us.
Nijinsky was quite justified in altering the end of the work, which hangs the rogue-hero, into another practical joke.
And how few of us can view the art of Nijinsky without emotion!
But to the considerably more vivid Scheherazade of Nijinsky no exception was taken.
During the whole performance I was at Nijinsky's side in the wings.
Nijinsky never recalls human experience, never suggests the passions of mankind.
As for Nijinsky, he, with his wife, had been a prisoner in an Austrian detention camp since the beginning of the war.
"Pup-pass, please," said Nijinsky, spotting the trick at once.