On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:48:37 -0500, Diana Manister <[log in to unmask]>
> What about Bleistein and Grishkin? Pseudonyms for Jesus and the Holy
> Mother of God? Diana
This overlooks the hint of sarcasm in your post but ...
Grishkin was the Diaghilev company ballet dancer Serafina Astafieva
(1876-1934). Astafieva also taught Margot Fonteyn and Alicia Markova.
Ezra Pound introduced her to Eliot with the intention that she
appear in a poem. See the note to line 17 of the annotated online
version of "Whispers of Immortality" at URL