Music: Triumph of Age

A living legend stepped on to the stage of the steamy barn theater at Jacob's Pillow in Massachusetts' Berkshires one day last week. She was Ruth St. Denis, world-famed dancer for more than half a century and, with Isadora Duncan, founder of modern dance. By the laws of time (she admits to 73), old Dancer St. Denis should have creaked. Actually, though nobody in the audience pretended that she looked like the girl in the White Rock ads any more, many forgot her age as they watched the practiced magic of her performance.

To the rasping accompaniment of a recorded piano, "Miss...

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