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 (zhäk′dăl′krōz′, zhăk′-), Émile 1865-1950.
Swiss musician and educator who developed the technique of eurythmics.


(French ʒakdalkroz)
(Biography) Émile (emil). 1865–1950, Swiss composer and teacher: invented eurythmics


(ˈʒɑk dælˈkroʊz)

Émile, 1865–1950, Swiss composer and teacher: created eurhythmics.
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Naturally, even teachers had teachers, but it seems to me that these are two readily accessible pedagogic time frames, although some modern dancers can better be traced back to Emile Jaques-Dalcroze and Rudolf yon Laban.
For example, Jaques-Dalcroze, a European music educator born in 1865, developed exercises for the improvement of musical rhythm.
The high point of the 400th anniversary celebrations, as every year, is the traditional Escalade parade through the Old Town on Sunday, December 15, beginning at boulevard Jaques-Dalcroze at 17:00 and finishing in front of the Cathedrale St-Pierre with the lighting of a giant bonfire and the singing of the traditional Escalade anthem, Ce qu'e laino.
Francois Delsarte, Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, and Bess Mensendieck encouraged a kind of inside-out expression that questioned the traditional nature of movement training.
She also studied the Jaques-Dalcroze method, which she pursued at the original Dalcroze School in Hellerau.
There are also biographical entries on composers, musicians, and artists whose works encompass both arts, such as Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Meredith Monk, and Alwin Nikolais.