We hope our film Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq illuminates the exceptional qualities of Tanny in dance and in life.
Balanchine danced the role of Polio and Tanaquil, the Etruscan Queen sensitive to omens, danced the victim.
It is the very form of ballet that is embodied in the life of Tanaquil Le Clercq, making her personal story a thing of poetry.
Tanaquil Le Clercq is a name resonant with drama and tragedy.
It is to Tanaquil, however, that the credit is given of having persuaded him to migrate to Rome.
Tanaquil, the never-forgotten helpmeet of an able man, also came from this people.
Tanaquil, who was skilled in the Etruscan science of augury, bade her husband hope for the highest honors.
Tanaquil foresaw the greatness of the boy, and from this time he was brought up as the king's child.
Out of respect to her high rank, Tanaquil set her free and welcomed her to the palace.
Hoc visu Tanaquil summam ei dignitatem portendi intellexit coniugique suasit ut eum haud secus ac suos liberos educaret.