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William Evelyn Chappell (1907–1994) by Gordon Anthony, 1937 [as Elihu in Job by the Vic–Wells Ballet] V&A Images, The Victoria and Albert Museum

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Chappell, William Evelyn [Billy] (1907–1994), dancer and theatre designer, was born on 27 September 1907 in Wolverhampton, the only son of Archibald Chappell and his wife, Edith Eva Clara, née Blair-Staples. He was educated in Wolverhampton and Clapham, London, and at the Chelsea School of Art...

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Pasuka, Berto (1917–1963), dancer, choreographer, and painter, was born Wilbert Winsoff (Bertie) Passley on 18 May 1917 in Kingston, Jamaica. After he left school, his father apprenticed him to a dentist. However, his interests lay elsewhere. As a young man growing up in ...

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Berto Pasuka (1917-1963), by Angus McBean, c. 1946

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