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Gopal, (Bissano) Ram (1912?–2003), Indian classical dancer, was born, probably on 20 November 1912, in Bangalore, India, the son of a Rajput lawyer and his Burmese wife. Being a cantonment town, Bangalore had a considerable British and Anglo-Indian presence. Gopal's autobiography, Rhythm in the Heavens...

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Jooss, Kurt (1901–1979), choreographer and teacher of dance, was born on 12 January 1901, in Wasseralfingen, a suburb of Stuttgart, Germany. His father owned a farm, but as a child Jooss felt vague inclinations toward several arts. While studying at the Stuttgart Academy of Music...

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L'Abbé, Anthony (b. 1666/7, d. in or after 1753), choreographer and dancing-master, about whose birth and parentage nothing is known, joined the Académie Royale de Musique in Paris as a dancer in 1688, at the age of twenty-one. He left in 1698 when ...

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Tomlinson, Kenelm [Kellom] (b. c. 1693, d. in or after 1754?), dancing-master and choreographer, about whose birth and parentage nothing is known, was apprenticed to the respected London dancing-master Thomas Caverley from 1707 until 1714. He also studied under René Cherrier of Drury Lane Theatre...

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Tudor, Antony [formerly William John Cook] (1908–1987), choreographer and ballet teacher, was born on 4 April 1908 at 105 Central Street, Finsbury, London, the second among the two sons of Alfred Robert Cook (d. early 1940s), a butcher, and his wife, ...

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See Laban, Rudolf Jean-Baptiste Attila