Person NameBejart; Maurice (1927-2007)
ActivityFrench Dancer, choreographer, artistic director. Studied dance in London and Paris; debuted as a dancer at the Marseille Opera in 1945, founded his own ensemble in 1954 and made his name as an avant'garde choreographer at the Theatre de Paris in the 1950s; Moved to Belgium in 1959 and formed the Ballet du XXe Siecle (Ballet of the 20th Century) in 1960; Elected to the Academie Francaise in 1994.
Other Forms Of NameBerger; M
Dates and Placesb. 1 Jan 1927, Marseilles d. 22 Nov 2007, Lausanne
SourceSource: Craine, D. and Mackrell, J. Oxford Dictionary of Dance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Online Obituary: French Choreographer Maurice Bejart Dies. 10/07/2009
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