The Dancer Claimed Them Murray ’64 and Peggy Topf Schwartz ’65 collaborate on a biography that’s a scholarly project and more. By Karen McCally ’02 (PhD)
DANCE PARTNERS: Murray and Peggy Topf Schwartz (above), who met as students at Rochester, tell the story of Pearl Primus (opposite), a pioneering dancer and scholar, in their new book. “A lot of what she’d done had been forgotten” by the time the Schwartzes met Primus in 1981, says Murray Schwartz. (Photo: Stan Sherer) More . . .