Kaum jemand anderer ist mit dem Tanzen so eng verbunden wie der legendäre Fred Astaire, der mit seinem Tanzstil und seinen zahlreichen Filmrollen einen. Adele Astaire (* September in Omaha, Nebraska als Adele Marie Austerlitz; † Januar in Tucson, Arizona) war eine US-amerikanische. Paargespräch: Ginger Rogers und Fred Astaire. Schwof gegen Doof. Fußball oder Seniorentanz? Zwei Ikonen über Bewegung im Alter. Share.
Adele AstaireKaum jemand anderer ist mit dem Tanzen so eng verbunden wie der legendäre Fred Astaire, der mit seinem Tanzstil und seinen zahlreichen Filmrollen einen. Paargespräch: Ginger Rogers und Fred Astaire. Schwof gegen Doof. Fußball oder Seniorentanz? Zwei Ikonen über Bewegung im Alter. Share. Der Charme und die Eleganz von Frederick Austerlitz - alias Fred Astaire - haben das amerikanische Musical salonfähig gemacht. Die größten.
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Veena Indian. How to say Astaire in sign language? Numerology Chaldean Numerology The numerical value of Astaire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8 Pythagorean Numerology The numerical value of Astaire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1.
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Known For. Funny Face Dick Avery. The Towering Inferno Harlee Claiborne. On the Beach Julian Osborn.
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Maisel TV Series performer - 1 episode - Kind of Bleau Dancing with the Stars TV Series 2 episodes, - performer - 1 episode, - Week 1: Premiere Chisholm", "Night and Day", "I Won't Dance" - uncredited.
Chisholm" - uncredited. Artificial Intelligence performer: "Cheek To Cheek". III Documentary performer: "Here's to the Girls" , "It Only Happens When I Dance with You" , "Heigh-Ho, the Gang's All Here" , "Jukebox Dance" , "Coffee Time" , "Drum Crazy" , "The Girl Hunt" , "Swing Trot" , "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" , "Stereophonic Sound" - uncredited.
Great Performances TV Series music - 1 episode, performer - 1 episode, - The Fred Astaire Songbook Documentary performer: "I Won't Dance", "Night And Day", "Pick Yourself Up", "I Left My Hat In Haiti", "Thinking Of You", "A Shine On Your Shoes".
TV Series performer - 1 episode, writer - 1 episode, - Episode 2. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson TV Series writer - 2 episodes, - performer - 1 episode, - Episode dated 4 May Documentary performer: "Begin the Beguine" , "The Babbitt and the Bromide" , "They Can't Take That Away from Me" , "Heigh-Ho, the Gang's All Here" , "Let's Go Bavarian" , "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan" , "Sunday Jumps" , "Shoes with Wings On" , "You're All the World to Me" , "Dancing in the Dark" , "By Myself" - uncredited.
TV Series performer - 1 episode - Fred Astaire Hoofer at Home", "My Sunny Tennessee", "So Long! Oo-Long How Long You Gonna Be Gone?
Chisholm", "Poor Mr. Chisholm" reprise , "Dig It". Britannica Quiz. Another Dance Quiz. Who pioneered the serious presentation of dance on film? What is the bedaja?
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Frequently, a dance sequence was built around two or three key ideas, sometimes inspired by his steps or by the music itself, suggesting a particular mood or action.
He or his collaborator would think of these routines earlier and save them for the right situation. They would spend weeks creating all the dance sequences in a secluded rehearsal space before filming would begin.
They would work with a rehearsal pianist often the composer Hal Borne who in turn would communicate modifications to the musical orchestrators.
His perfectionism was legendary, but his relentless insistence on rehearsals and retakes was a burden to some.
When time approached for the shooting of a number, Astaire would rehearse for another two weeks and record the singing and music.
With all the preparation completed, the actual shooting would go quickly, conserving costs. Astaire agonized during the process, frequently asking colleagues for acceptance for his work.
As Vincente Minnelli stated, "He lacks confidence to the most enormous degree of all the people in the world. He will not even go to see his rushes He always thinks he is no good.
Still it's never as bad as I think it is. Michael Kidd , Astaire's co-choreographer on the film The Band Wagon , found that his own concern about the emotional motivation behind the dance was not shared by Astaire.
Kidd later recounted: "Technique was important to him. He'd say, 'Let's do the steps. Let's add the looks later. Although he viewed himself primarily as an entertainer, his artistry won him the admiration of twentieth century dancers such as Gene Kelly , George Balanchine , the Nicholas Brothers , Mikhail Baryshnikov , Margot Fonteyn , Bob Fosse , Gregory Hines , Rudolf Nureyev , Michael Jackson , and Bill Robinson.
Balanchine compared him to Bach , describing him as " the most interesting, the most inventive, the most elegant dancer of our times ," while for Baryshnikov he was " a genius Extremely modest about his singing abilities he frequently claimed that he could not sing,  but the critics rated him as among the finest , Astaire introduced some of the most celebrated songs from the Great American Songbook , in particular, Cole Porter's: " Night and Day " in Gay Divorce ; " So Near and Yet So Far " in You'll Never Get Rich ; Irving Berlin 's " Isn't This a Lovely Day?
He first presented Jerome Kern 's " The Way You Look Tonight " in Swing Time , the Gershwins' " They Can't Take That Away from Me " in Shall We Dance , " A Foggy Day " and " Nice Work if You Can Get it " in A Damsel in Distress , Johnny Mercer 's " One for My Baby " from The Sky's the Limit , " Something's Gotta Give " from Daddy Long Legs ; and Harry Warren and Arthur Freed 's " This Heart of Mine " from Ziegfeld Follies Astaire also co-introduced a number of song classics via song duets with his partners.
For example, with his sister Adele, he co-introduced the Gershwins ' " I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise " from Stop Flirting , " Fascinating Rhythm " in Lady, Be Good , " Funny Face " in Funny Face , and, in duets with Ginger Rogers , he presented Irving Berlin 's " I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket " in Follow the Fleet , Jerome Kern 's " Pick Yourself Up " and " A Fine Romance " in Swing Time , along with the Gershwins ' " Let's Call the Whole Thing Off " from Shall We Dance With Judy Garland , he sang Irving Berlin 's " A Couple of Swells " from Easter Parade ; and, with Jack Buchanan , Oscar Levant , and Nanette Fabray he delivered Arthur Schwartz 's and Howard Dietz 's " That's Entertainment!
Although he possessed a light voice, he was admired for his lyricism, diction, and phrasing  —the grace and elegance so prized in his dancing seemed to be reflected in his singing, a capacity for synthesis which led Burton Lane to describe him as "the world's greatest musical performer.
And while George Gershwin was somewhat critical of Astaire's singing abilities, he wrote many of his most memorable songs for him.
Astaire was a songwriter, with "I'm Building Up to an Awful Letdown" written with lyricist Johnny Mercer reaching number four in the Hit parade of During , Astaire recorded The Astaire Story , a four-volume album with a quintet led by Oscar Peterson.
The album, produced by Norman Granz , provided a musical overview of Astaire's career. The Astaire Story later won the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in , a special Grammy award to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old and that have "qualitative or historical significance.
Always immaculately turned out, he and Cary Grant were called "the best dressed actor[s] in American movies. Astaire married year-old Phyllis Potter in formerly Phyllis Livingston Baker [—] , a Boston -born New York socialite and former wife of Eliphalet Nott Potter III — , despite his mother's and sister's objections.
In addition to Phyllis Potter's son, Eliphalet IV known as Peter , the Astaires had two children. The Astaires' son Fred Jr.
The Astaires' daughter Ava Astaire — remains involved in promoting her father's legacy. Intensely private, Fred Astaire was rarely seen on the Hollywood social scene.
Instead, he devoted his spare time to his family and his hobbies, which included horse racing, playing the drums, songwriting, and golfing. He was good friends with David Niven, Randolph Scott, Clark Gable, and Gregory Peck.
David Niven described him as "a pixie—timid, always warm-hearted, with a penchant for schoolboy jokes. He remained physically active well into his eighties.
He took up skateboarding in his late seventies and was awarded a life membership in the National Skateboard Society. At seventy-eight, he broke his left wrist while skateboarding in his driveway.
On June 24, , at the age of 81, he married a second time. Robyn Smith — was 45 years his junior and a jockey who rode for Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Astaire died of pneumonia on June 22, at the age of His body was buried at Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, California.
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