Lillian Rosenberg

Little is known about the life of Lillian Rosenberg other than all she shared with her pupils. Studying Duncan Dance initially with Erna Lane (of the Elisabeth Duncan School) and then at the age of 19 she began studying with Irma Duncan. Irma soon asked Lillian to take on teaching the children’s classes of Irma’s New York school. Lillian performed in several performances with Irma, including Irma Duncan’s grand performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony at Madison Square Garden in NYC.....along with Lillian’s niece Carol Paul as a child performing in this performance. Lillian was an excellent/inspired teacher of Duncan Dance. Teaching from 1930’s to 1974.

Related items in the Archives

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Photos > Lillian Rosenberg

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Programs > Second Duncan Dance Guild Program — 1943

The Collection of Barbara Kane > Programs > Irma Duncan — Apr 23, 1937

The Collection of Mignon Garland > Articles > Duncan Congress, Dance Magazine Article 1943 — 1943