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Berk, Fred

Background:

Born Friedrich Berger [1911-1980].

Married for a while to Katya Delakova.

Modern dancer and then author of books about Israeli dance.

"Delakova and Berk," Performance review, by A.B., in Dance Magazine, May 1946, p.14.

Publications:

Dances of Palestine. Delakova, Katya, and Berk, Fred. Drawings by Myril Adler. New York: B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations, 1947, 1948, 32p. (OCLC 29218264); (OCLC 29100940).
Instructions and music for 11 dances collected in the United States.

Hora, Israeli dance periodical. Berk, Fred, ed. New York: American Zionist Youth Foundation.

The Jewish Dance, an anthology. Berk, Fred, ed. New York: Exposition Press, 1960.
Articles about Jewish dance.

Jewish Folk Dance Book. Delakova, Katya, and Berk, Fred. Music arranged by Sylvia Marshall; illustrations by Julian Feingold. New York: National Jewish Welfare Board, 1948, 45p. (OCLC 3334029, photocopy 27876860).

New Israel Folk Dances: Twelve dances with music, text and instructions. Berk, Fred.

Ten Folk Dances in Labanotation. Venable, Lucy, and Berk, Fred.

Tikva Record T-80 Dance Instructions. Berk, Fred.

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