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 Post subject: Nicholas Orloff Dies
PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2001 8:19 pm 
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Nicholas Orloff, Teacher and Stylish Ballet Master, Is Dead at 86<P>JENNIFER DUNNING, NY Times<BR> <BR>Nicholas Orloff, a dancer, ballet master and teacher whose career spanned many companies and eras, died on Tuesday at the Tolstoy Foundation in Valley Cottage, N.Y. He was 86.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/17/obituaries/17ORLO.html?searchpv=nytToday target=_blank>More</a>


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2001 4:54 am 
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From the Los Angeles Times:<P><B>Nicholas Orloff; Dancer, Teacher</B><BR> <BR>By LEWIS SEGAL, TIMES DANCE CRITIC<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Noted Russian American character dancer and teacher Nicholas Orloff died Tuesday in Valley Cottage, N.Y. He was 86.<P>Orloff was born in Moscow in 1914 and studied in Paris with such renowned teachers as Olga Preobrajenska and Victor Gsovsky. Orloff joined the prestigious Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in 1938 and the rival Original Ballet Russe in 1939, creating the showpiece role of the Drummer Boy in David Lichine's "Graduation Ball" the following year.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-000067054aug18.story" TARGET=_blank><B>MORE...</B></A><BR><p>[This message has been edited by Basheva (edited August 20, 2001).]


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