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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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Peggy Spencer (1920–2016), with her husband Frank, by unknown photographer, c. 1967

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Spencer [née Hull], Margaret Annie (Peggy) (1920–2016), dance teacher and choreographer, was born on 24 September 1920 at 45 West Street, Bromley, Kent, the daughter of James Arthur (Jim) Hull (1893–1958), master carpenter, and his wife, Margaret Mary (Maggie), ...

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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