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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Violetta Elvin, Glamorous Royal Ballet Dancer, Is Dead at 97 by Anna Kisselgoff

Celebrated for her strong technique and natural grandeur, she was a star soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet before finding a new audience in London.

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Monday, February 8, 2021

Charlene Gehm, protean dancer with the Joffrey Ballet, dies at 69 by Anna Kisselgoff

Charlene Gehm, a dancer who thrilled audiences and critics alike with her excellence in an unusually wide range of roles with the Joffrey Ballet and other troupes, died Jan. 10 at her home i…

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Felix Fibich, Dancer and Choreographer, Dies at 96 by Anna Kisselgoff

Mr. Fibich, at first an actor, went on to specialize in Jewish dance traditions.    

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Roland Petit, Choreographer, Dies at 87; Conquered Ballet Taboos and Hollywood by ANNA KISSELGOFF

Mr. Petit worked with Jean Cocteau, Danny Kaye and his own wife, the ballerina Zizi Jeanmaire, among many others. Sex and suffering were the themes of his most renowned pieces.

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