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STREETSWINGS DANCER HISTORY ARCHIVES: INDEX [ G ]
LEGEND: aka = Also Known As / m: = Married/ n/a = Not Available / ( ) = Note / c.= Circa.

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Gades Antonio ?Spain? Carmen, Bodas de Sangre y Amor Brujo Cristina Hoyos? Flamenco C.1940s?
Gai, La Louise USA Odeon Theater Quentin Tod Bacchic, Jig, Idyll, La Vie Joyeuse, La Sacrifice, Waltz, Maxixe C.1913
Gaines "Bubba" n/a Member of the Copasetic's Real Name: Leslie "Bubba" Gaines Tap, D. 1997
Galleti Anita NYC? 1866 Black Crook n/a Ballet C.1850s
Gallini Giovanni- Andrea Europe n/a Author Minuet, 1728-1805
Galo Alberto n/a n/a Lola ? Adagio, Ballroom C.1940s
Galo Gilbert New York? Choreographer n/a n/a C.1940s?
Galster
Anna (Amalie) n/a n/a M: Paul Taglioni Dancer 1808-1881
Gandy Dancers USA Railroad Section workers ?? ?? 1900's
Ganjou Bob ?? Aka Ganjou Brothers & Jaunita fame, Dior Dancers (w/ Mirian). M: Mirian, Mike Taylor. Sunday Night at the London Palladium ?? 1950s-60s
Ganjou Mirian ?? Aka: Dior Dancers (w/ Mirian). M: Bob Ganjou, Mike Taylor. Sunday Night at the London Palladium ?? 1950s-60s
Ganley Mary n/a MGM. New Moon Kenny Bowers Ballroom C.1940s
"Garbage Sweet Papa" n/a Impeccably dressed Bert Williams like entertainer Real Name: Marshall Rogers Eccentric, Cakewalk C.1910s
Garber Ethel K. Chicago, IL? Toured W/ Eddie Cantor n/a Chorus & Vaudeville dancer 1903-1975
"Garbo" (female) n/a Ellington's Flame Indigo n/a Fire, Skirt, Butterfly 1930s
Garcias, the n/a USA Need info on these dancers n/a Latin, Rumba 1940s
Gardel Maximillian n/a (Perfected the Pirouette) n/a See Ballet C.1700s
Gardel Pierre n/a n/a n/a Dancer, Chorographer 1758-1840
Garden Mary Scotland? 1917 Thais. 1918 Splendid Sinner. Salome. n/a Salome, Belly Dance, Seven Veils 2/20/1874-1/3/1967
Gardener Helena n/a Burlesque n/a Rumba C.1940s
Gardner Ava Smithfield, NC. n/a n/a Actress, Dancer 12/24/1922-1/25/1990
Garland(Gumm) Judy (Frances) Grand Rapids, IL. Strike Up The Band. 1955 Summer Stock. 1929 The Big Parade Astaire, Micky Rooney Tap, Jazz 2/20/1922-1/3/1969
Garr Teri n/a T.A.M.I. Show [1964] as Go-Go dancer, n/a n/a n/a
Garratt Felicity n/a Eve's Film Review [#333-1927], Aka: Andre and Felicity Garratt, European Dancers C.1930s
Garrett Tom Florida? Guinness Record Holder n/a Charleston C.1971
Gascon Venna California Ray Rand dancer, San Francisco Worlds Fair Gil Hernandez, Hal Takier, m: John Archer. aka: Venna Archer Charleston, Jazz, Jitterbug C.1940's
Gay Beatrice NY? 1937 Ask Uncle Sol, Savoy Ballroom, Cotton Club Aka: "Big Bea." Shorty George Lindy Hop, Charleston C.1930's
Gehue Mayme USA? Topsy and Eva [1923] n/a Buck and Wing, Clog, Heel and Toe also sings and acts C.1923
Geil Joe California Get Hep To Love Jivin' Jacks Jitterbug, Swing Dance 9/23/1927-1/1/1992
Geltzer Ekaterina (Yekaterina?) Moscow Bolshoi Ballet, Balet Russe. 1913 pas de deux. 1910 Genius of Belgium, Yurov, m: Vasili Tikhomirov. Ballet 1876-1962
Genée(Dame) Adeline Danish n/a Isitt Danish, Dancer 1878-1970
Gennaro Magri France? Author n/a Baroque dance C.1779
George Yvonne n/a (on Dance Magazine cover) Harald Kreutzberg Indian, Hindu C.1920s
Georges n/a n/a Born To Dance [1936]. Balmer and Steven's House. Riviera. Aka: Georges & Jalna Latin, Ballroom. C.1936
Georgigust Duo n/a (Intersting Costume) n/a Ballroom. C.1920s
Geraldine & Joy ?? Europe Moss Hippodrome Theatre ?? Dancers C.1952
Gerhue Mamie Canada? Toronto Grand Theatre: Lunatics and Lovers Johnny Ford Buck and Wing, Wings C.1940's
Gest Ina Odessa, Russia 1943 North Star n/a Specialty Dancer 2/11/1921-12/31/1964
Geva Tamara Petrograd, RU. 1942 Orchestra Wives. Manhattan Merry Go Round John Emery m: Balanchine. Ballet 3/17/1907-12/9/1997
Gibson Albert "Gib" New York Aka: part of the Chocolateers -- Eddie West, Paul Black and Albert Gibson M: Mildred Pollard (grandson: Demarco Fowler) Tap, Peckin' 1930s
Gibson John n/a Soap Opera Star Vanna White Chippendale Dancer D.1986
Gibson Preston USA Noted Cotillion leader. Created the Gibson Glide Mrs. Edward Rowland Gibson Glide, Castle Half & Half, Castle Innovation, Maurice Glide C.1914
Gibson (Pollard) Sandra (Mildred) New York The Spirit Moves. Shake Blues, Call of the Jitterbug. Whitey's Lindy Hopper James Berry. m: Albert Gibson, aka: Mildred Pollard, Lindy Hop, Shake Dance 1930s?
Gilbert André n/a 1944 Lady & The Monster Aka: Lola & André Gilbert , Marie Gilbert Adagio, Ballroom, Spanish 1930s
Gilbert Gloria n/a Ballyhoo of 1932. 1938 Vogues Sunnie O'Dea Tap, C.1930s
Gilbert(Montez) Marie (Lola) New York 1944 Lady & The Monster Aka: Lola & André. André Gilbert Adagio, Spanish 1818-1861
Giles Sandra Hooker, OK. Daddy-O. Teenage Confidential n/a Jitterbug, West Coast C.1950's
Gilmore Dorothy USA 1946 Harvey Girls. Ziegfeld Girl Matilyn Christine n/a C.1940s
Di Gatano Adam and Jane USA FOX Theatre, Film ?? Apache C. 1930s?
Glass Bonnie n/a Vaudeville. Cafe Montmartre Harry Davis, Valentino, Webb Ballroom C.1914
Glaum Louise Baltimore, MD. 1917 -The Weaker Sex. 1920- Love, 1920 - Sex Arthur Murray Hesitation Waltz, Spider Dance 9/4/1900-11/25/1970
Gloria Ana Cuba Montmarte Club Tony Rumba C.1950
Glory June USA 1933 Gold Digger. 1933 42 Street Gold Digger Chorus, Acrobatic C.1930s
Gloudy Marion n/a 1939 Jitterbug Championss Jack Arkin Jitterbug, Lindy C.1930's
Glover Savion Newark, NJ. Black and Blue, Jelly's Last Jam, Tap [1989], Tap Dance Kid n/a Tap B.11/17/1973
Godfrey Renee New York Let's Make Music [1941], Can-Can [1960] Aka: Renee Haal Godfrey Dancer, Actress 9/1/1919-5/24/1964
Godunov Boris Alexander n/a n/a n/a Dancer 11/25/1949-5/18/1995
Goins Baby n/a Africana [1927], Aka: Baby and Bobby Goins Jazz-Apache, Athletic, Acrobatic, Dancers C.1927
Goins Bobby n/a Part of "The Crackerjacks, circa 1932" Aka: Baby and Bobby Goins Jazz-Apache, Athletic Dancers, Acrobatic C.1927
Gold Al Britain Entertainers in Britsih Films: a century in British Cinema Aka: Al Gold and Lola Cordell British dancers n/a
Goldberg Jayne New York? Shoot Me While I'm Happy Honi Coles Tap C.1940s?
Goldwyn Girls Hollywood Kid Millions. Musicals Many Chorus C.1940s
Gómez Pilar New York Crazy Quilt Winona, Federico Rey Tango, Rhumba,
Bolero
C.1933
González Francisca n/a n/a Aka: La Quica Flamenco 1905-1967
Goodman Davis USA? Topsy and Eva [1926] Florence Martin Dancers C.1926
Goodman Gloria New York? n/a Clifton Webb Comic Ballroom 1913-14
Gordon Vic ?? Moss's Empire Theater Peter Colville Dancers C.1950s?
Gorsky Alexandre St. Petersburg, RU Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote n/a Ballet 1871-1924
Gosser Lowell San Diego, Ca. Competitor Diane Lynn West Coast Swing C.1980s
Gould Norma Los Angeles Dansant's (Teas) Surrat, Ted Shawn. aka: Gould and Surrat Apache, Tango 1888-1980
Goya Carola Spain? n/a n/a Spanish C.1937
Grable Betty St. Louis, MI 1944 Pin Up Girl. 1950 My Blue Heaven Aka: Francis Dean , Dan Daily Jitterbug 12/8/1916-7/2/1973
Gracella (Winchester) & Theodor (Ted Logan) USA 9-15 Revue. Earl Carroll Vanities Patheon News Reel, (Grace skated in Sonja Henie Movies) 1930s Adagio dancers. Skate T: d.6/1988 G: d.8/1995
Graff Kurt Bonn, Germany Laban, Joos Ballet, Nightclubs Grace Cornell-Graff (Chicago) Ballet, Ballroom C.1930s
Grafton Portia n/a n/a Alberta Rasch Dancer n/a C.1920s
Graham Martha Alleghany, Pennsylvania, Greenwich Village Follies. 1957 Dancers World Ted Shawn, Ruth St. Denis Ballet, Jazz 5/11/1894-1991
Grahn Lucille Denmark La Sylphide. Eoline Ballet. Catarina ou la fille du Brigand. Pas de Quartre Perrot, W.Whale, Mr. Barrett. M: Fredrick Young Columbine Mazurka, la Perrotiana, Valse Cing Temps, Brigand Polka, Pas de Quatre 1819-1907
Grande Esme USA Old Mother Riley (Apache Scene) RN: Kathleen Sarah Crawley Partner and husband: George Wolkowsky Apache, Ballet C.1930s-50s
Grant Coot Birmingham, AL Originally a vaudeville dancer turned singer. Real Name: Leola B. Pettigrew Aka: Coot Grant & Sox Wilson. M: Wesley 'Sox' Wilson Funky Butt, Mooche, Itch, Harlem Dances, Shimmy, B.1893
Grant Horatio N. USA (Created the Irene Skipping Rope Dance) Irene Pirson Irene Skipping Rope Dance C.1895
Grant Norman & Nikki ?? Moss Empire Theatre ?? Dancers C.1955
Grant Sydney Boston, MA. 1913 Tea Dances, 1915-Jane Anna Wheaton Philadelphia Drag 2/20/1873-7/11/1053
Granville Bernard Chicago, Il. Go-Go [1923], Ziegfeld Follies n/a Eccentric, Singer 7/4/1886-10/5/1936
Gray n/a USA Palomar (Vancouver) Aka: Diane and Gray Acrobatic, Adagio C.1948
Gray Charley n/a Tin Pan Alec n/a Tap C.1950s
Gray Dottie n/a Jergan's Advt. Dance Instructor n/a Ballroom C.1940s
Gray Gilda Krakow, Poland Play: Winter Garden. aka: Marianna Michalska 1922 Ziegfeld Girl Shimmy, Gilda Glide, Hula Dance 1901-1959
Greco José Arbuzzi, Italy Around the World in 80 Days Greco Troupe Spanish, B.12/23/1918
Green Charles "Chuck" Fitzgerald, Georgia No Maps On My Taps [1979] Aka: Shorty and Slim, Chuck and Chuckles. James Walker Tap 11/6/1919-3/7/1997
Green Jim n/a A.G. Allens Mighty Minstrels Foots Robinson. aka Green and Robinson Tap, Specialty C.1920s
Green Sammy n/a n/a Aka: Tip, Tap and Toe , Raymond Winfield, Teddy Frazier Tap, Acrobatic Flash C.1920's
Green Wille n/a n/a n/a Tap n/a
Greenlee Rufus The South ? Liza! [1922], Vaudeville Thaddeus Drayton, Maude Russell. aka: Greenlee and Drayton Strut, Virginia Essence, Charleston Both born 1893
Grenidge George n/a Savoy Ballroom. Whitey's Lindy Hopper Willa Mae Ricker, Norma Miller Lindy Hop, Charleston C.1930s
Gregory Joe n/a Swing City n/a Tap/ Emcee C.1920's
Greunning Louise New York? Ray Jones Cafe' John Jarrott Turkey Trot, Grizzly Bear C.1910s
Grey Jerry n/a n/a Jeannie Francis Adagio, Ballet C.1930s?
Grey Sylvia n/a Gaiety Theater n/a Skirt Dance, Other C.1890s
Griffith Corrine Texas De Classe M: Walter Morosco Dancer, Actress B.1899
Griffith John n/a n/a n/a Dancing Master C.1789
Griffiths Peggy New York Cotton Club Cotton Club Girl Tap C.1935?
Grisi Carlotta Milan, Italy (Istria?) See Ballet M. Lucien Petipa Polka, Ballet, 6/28/1819-1899
Groat Hal n/a USO Shows Gracie Saenz Acrobatic Jitterbug C.1950's
Grohs Charles C. n/a Rueben Foxtrot Sonia Baraban Fox Trot C.1914
Gross Etta n/a Greenwald's Beer Tavern at Coney Island n/a Early female Tap C.1910s
Groundhog n/a Birmingham, AL Cotton Club, Copper Rail, Hoofers Club, The Big Store, Skirts Ahoy (Choreo w/ castle) Real Name: Earl Basie. aka: 'Showboy and Annie', 'Pops Palmer', 'Slick and Slack', 'Rhythm Red' ( Father was Showboy Holland Jr.) Jazz, Eccentric, Tap , Acrobatic, Flash, Shim-Sham B.1922
Guerard Roland Flat Rock, NC Carnival. Brigadoon. The Merry Widow n/a Ballet B.1905
Guerrero Rosario Seville, Spain 1903 Carmen. Red Feather M. Volbert, L. Paglieri Spanish Dance B.1876?
Guerro n/a Italy? n/a Marie Taglioni Ballet? n/a
Guglielmi Rudolph Castellaneta, Italy The Sheik. Four Horsemen of the Apocolypse Aka: Rudolph Valentino. m: Natasha Rambova Apache, Waltz, Tango 5/6/1895-8/23/1926
Guglielmo Ebreo (Last Name) Italy House of Sforza Aka: William the Jew of Pesaro Ballet, Contre, Stately, Court B.1430
Guimard Marie-Madeleine France Corps de Ballet Aka: Marie Despreaux, 'le squelette des graces' Ballet 1743-1816
Guízar (Tolentino) Tito (Federico) Guadalajara, Mexico 1941 Blondie goes Latin. 1944 Brazil Constance Moore. m: Carmen Noriega Spanish, Conga, Singer 4/8/1908-12/25/1999
Gulfport n/a n/a n/a Aka: Gulfport and Brown Eccentric dance team C.1900s
Gusman George C. Cuba??? Instructor - Lawsuit with Gertrude Hoffmann over Rumba n/a Rumba C.1920s
Guster Al Arturo, ? Harlem after Midnight Nicky O'Daniel n/a C.1947
Guy-Stephen Marie n/a n/a n/a Spanish Dancer 1818-1873
Guyan J. Louis n/a n/a Aka: Mr. and Mrs. Guyan Ballroom Teachers C.1910s
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