February 26, 2017

Today in History: Bob Fosse


Today in History–June 23–the Library of Congress features renowned choreographer Bob Fosse, born on this day in 1927. It seems Fosse was born into the business since his father worked in vaudeville. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more resources about Fosse, dance, and vaudeville.

Bob Fosse’s Dance notation for Little Me, 1962

Music, Theater, Dance: An Illustrated Guide

An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1600-1920

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: 50 Years Cultural Ambassador to the World

Serge Diaghilev and His World: A Centennial Celebration of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, 1909-1929

Martha Graham sources from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia

Dance images

Dance videos

Dance songs

Dance-related sheet music

Dance print materials

Dance-related legislation

Vaudeville primary sources

The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920

Bob Hope and American Variety

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