Marie Steiner-von Sivers

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Marie Steiner-von Sivers (born Marie von Sivers, 14 March 1867 – 27 December 1948) was the second wife of Rudolf Steiner and one of his closest colleagues.wikipedia
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Eurythmy

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She made a great contribution to the development of anthroposophy, particularly in her work on the renewal of the performing arts (eurythmy, speech and drama), and the editing and publishing of Rudolf Steiner's literary estate.
Eurythmy is an expressive movement art originated by Rudolf Steiner in conjunction with Marie von Sivers in the early 20th century.

Rudolf Steiner

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Marie Steiner-von Sivers (born Marie von Sivers, 14 March 1867 – 27 December 1948) was the second wife of Rudolf Steiner and one of his closest colleagues.
It was also in connection with this society that Steiner met and worked with Marie von Sivers, who became his second wife in 1914.

Anthroposophy

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She made a great contribution to the development of anthroposophy, particularly in her work on the renewal of the performing arts (eurythmy, speech and drama), and the editing and publishing of Rudolf Steiner's literary estate.
Together with Marie von Sivers, Steiner developed eurythmy, a performance art combining dance, speech, and music.

Literary estate

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She made a great contribution to the development of anthroposophy, particularly in her work on the renewal of the performing arts (eurythmy, speech and drama), and the editing and publishing of Rudolf Steiner's literary estate.
Although he did not originally intend that the stenographs of his thousands of lectures be published, he relented and named his second wife, Marie Steiner-von Sivers, to direct his Nachlass, which has produced more than three hundred volumes since his death in 1925.

Édouard Schuré

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In 1900, the actress Marie von Sivers came into contact with him because she intended to translate his works into German (The Great Initiates, The Sacred Drama of Eleusis and The Children of Lucifer).

Włocławek

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Marie von Sivers was born to an aristocratic family in Włocławek, Poland, then part of Imperial Russia.

Poland

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Marie von Sivers was born to an aristocratic family in Włocławek, Poland, then part of Imperial Russia.

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Marie von Sivers was born to an aristocratic family in Włocławek, Poland, then part of Imperial Russia.

Waldorf education

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With Marie's guidance, it developed in three directions: as a stage art, as an integral part of Waldorf pedagogy, and as a therapeutic method.

Berlin

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Under her tutelage, two schools of eurythmy were founded, in Berlin and in Dornach, Switzerland.

Dornach

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Under her tutelage, two schools of eurythmy were founded, in Berlin and in Dornach, Switzerland.

Switzerland

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Under her tutelage, two schools of eurythmy were founded, in Berlin and in Dornach, Switzerland.

Recitation

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Marie von Sivers, who had been trained in recitation and elocution, and made a study of purely artistic speaking.

Elocution

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Marie von Sivers, who had been trained in recitation and elocution, and made a study of purely artistic speaking.

Else Klink

Else Klink (October 23, 1907 in Kabakada, Bismarck Archipelago – October 18, 1994 in Köngen, Germany) was director of the Eurythmeum Stuttgart, the first training centre for Eurythmy founded by Marie Steiner in 1923, from 1935 until 1991.

Anthroposophical Society

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The members of its original Executive Council were Marie von Sivers, Michael Bauer, and Carl Unger.

Rudolf Steiner and the Theosophical Society

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Through his lecturing to Theosophists, Steiner met Marie von Sievers, owner of the Theosophical headquarters in Berlin, who was to become his spiritual partner and second wife.

Johannes Tautz

At a summer conference in Dornach he met Marie Steiner in the audience during a performance of Albert Steffen's play The Death Experience of Manes, experienced Günther Schubert and Erich Schwebsch lecturing and saw the first Mystery Play of Rudolf Steiner.

Dance

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Eurythmy, developed by Rudolf Steiner and Marie Steiner-von Sivers, combines formal elements reminiscent of traditional dance with the new freer style, and introduced a complex new vocabulary to dance.

American Eurythmy School

McPherson began her eurythmy training at the Eurythmy School at the Goetheanum in Switzerland and went on to train outside established training programs, under Ilona Schubert and Friedel Thomas, two of the original eurythmists who trained under Rudolf Steiner and Marie Steiner-von Sivers.