Dance Of Infamy : News Photo

Dance Of Infamy

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1949: Bulgarian soprano Ljuba Welitsch (1913 - 1996) charms Herod, played by Franz Lechleichner, into giving her the head of John the Baptist by performing the 'Dance of the Seven Veils'. She is playing the lead in a controversial production of Richard Strauss's opera 'Salome', at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Producer Peter Brook, costumes & sets designed by Salvador Dali. It was abandoned after six performances. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
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1949: Bulgarian soprano Ljuba Welitsch (1913 - 1996) charms Herod, played by Franz Lechleichner, into giving her the head of John the Baptist by performing the 'Dance of the Seven Veils'. She is playing the lead in a controversial production of Richard Strauss's opera 'Salome', at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Producer Peter Brook, costumes & sets designed by Salvador Dali. It was abandoned after six performances. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)
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December 31, 1948
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3062047
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