Music: Can He Jump?

When Vaslav Nijinsky's brain cracked so that he could no longer recognize people or places, his friends had the idea of taking him once more to see the Diaghilev Ballet which he had helped to make the world's greatest dancing corps. Only once during the performance did Nijinsky appear to see through the fog. Serge Lifar, a young protégé of Diaghilev, started to dance Le Spectre de la Rose in which Nijinsky did his never-to-be-forgotten leap through an open window. When the music started Nijinsky's dead, dumb eyes suddenly brightened. He turned to...

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